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Week 22 – The Wisdom Of Silence

A quick note before I go.

No need to get into lengthy explanations now. Keep it brief. Maybe some¬†anecdotes. A few thoughts. The experience is everything. Talking about it, is not “It”.

I remember, years ago, in the winter of 2006-07. I was composing some music at the Leighton Artists Colony, at the Banff Centre For The Arts in the amazing Canadian Rockies. Something happened there. A good thing. I remember taking the shuttle from Calgary Airport to Banff National Park. A 2-hour trip. I was the only passenger. The driver lectured about the history of the area, the First Nations. He used to be a tour guide. Slowly, I saw the mountains growing bigger… and my heart melted. I¬†wanted to cry. It felt like coming home. And I had been away too long.

Banff National Park

Banff National Park

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