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It will change your life!

I'm high on Zander…I think I need a tether to anchor me firmly to
planet earth.

On second though, I'd rather not be tethered….

Funny story about the quartet - they didn't realize they were
supposed to play 1/2 way through.

Two of the four said to me just before the show - "oh NO, we can't
stay. We're teachers and we have lessons. We have to go! We
thought we were playing at 3:30 and then we were done"

I got very calm (of course, in my head - I'm imagining the
ramifications of not having that quartet - or any musicians at
all.) I said to them "I'm so sorry that we didn't get the right
information to you. It's totally my fault. I understand that you
earn your living by teaching and if you have to go, by all means go.

But if you choose to stay, I can promise it will change your life."

Do you know - every one of them stayed. And every one of them came
up to me afterward and said "you were right".

And they all stayed for the (awesome and amazing) party!

Wish you were here…you certainly were in spirit!

M. Shaheen


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