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Robb Kloss

Tena Koe Joe,
Your initial description, Ward Serrill, also reminds me of how one can feel in the company of people integral to your life, in certain moments where colours are vivid and we are alive even overwhelmed.
I experienced that this weekend. A friend of mine back from Ireland for a visit who is a fiddle palyer, and a good one. Playing with a group here in my town for the weekend, he stayed with me and reminded me of our now far away connection, yet how much I relish and appeciate such people in my life. Yesterday one of his band mates came around in the afternoon, and another fellow from Ireland now living here who happened to be in the pub the night prior. So we sat in the back yard, two guitars, a fiddle, a wee fire, my wife and little son, and it was such a magic moment, the music was sensational, the sense of harmony and contentment palpable. As pure as it could be. I thought of you. Kia ora Joe!
Noho ora mai ra, e hoa! Rangimarie e aroha,


Robb: thank you, as always, for your comment! It sounds to me like your friends and you were bringing all of who you are to the experience. I'm honored you thought of me. Your note also motivated me to go back and listen to the passage by Oriah on tuning forks, which revealed yet another layer (or two) of meaning relating to all of this - the importance of paying attention and bringing all of who we are to our experiences. Thanks for helping me practice that more effectively in this post!


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