Tag Archives: Stephanie Childress

A Weekend with Andrew Carnegie

There is little success where there is little laughter.  ~ Andrew Carnegie This past weekend my family and I spent a glorious few days as the guests of the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle, nestled on the shores of the … Continue reading

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A Classy Young Violinist

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.  ~Albert Einstein May 6th was the string finals for the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 competition televised on BBC Channel 4. Previous competitions … Continue reading

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Too Young To Lead?

Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook when he was just 20 and became the youngest CEO of a multibillion dollar public company at 28. He has since been named one of the most influential CEOs in the world. Many other CEOs and business … Continue reading

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Proud Parents . . . Elated Daughter

My life has always been my music, it’s always come first, but the music ain’t worth nothing if you can’t lay it on the public. The main thing is to live for that audience, ’cause what you’re there for is … Continue reading

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More from my daughter, the poet

When I was a kid I recall this little phrase that we used to say to people when they were trying to be clever with words.  It goes like this: You must be a poet, your feet show it; they’re … Continue reading

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My Daughter, the 13-year-old poet . . .

Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Watching the Olympics from the other side of 60 years old I can’t help but be impressed by the commitment and talent … Continue reading

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