Today, I just realized, is the 50th anniversary of my very first piano lesson.
How do I know that? My father carefully wrote 'June 4th, 1959' on my first lesson book, that I retained for years.
I'm finally beginning to make some progress in my playing. Must keep practicing.
Thank you, Miss Catlin - she was my teacher for many years, and I still vividly remember staring at the weird blood vessels that snaked across the backs of her hands.