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Patty Rutins

October 5, 2005 at 9:05 PM

Like a metronome, ticking away... so goes my day.

I've come to the conclusion that of the three things that are most important to me -- playing or singing music, spending time with my husband, and working with my horse -- I can only do two in any given day.

Luckily, my horse is okay with a once or twice-a-week ride.

My violin isn't jealous at all, and will wait patiently for me to return, staying as in-tune as it can and moreso than I'd have any right to expect.

I guess that makes my husband the high-maintenance part of this. :)

Don't get me wrong. He supports me in my endeavors, but he's human. He gets lonely when I'm gone at the barn for two hours, then I come back and disappear with the violin for another two hours. Or even longer, for each. And I enjoy doing things with him. He has things that he likes to discuss (politics, history, etc), and I've definitely noticed that when I haven't been around as much, he gets more long-winded... I think I'm flattered. :)

Of course, my violin can get quite long-winded as well.

As do my cats.

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