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#1073043 - 06/09/08 01:12 PM One year anniversary at PW  
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It was one year ago today that I made my first post at PW in the digital forum, when I was researching for a piano.

One year later, I have become part of a cyber family, with friends beyond the borders of the US. For better or for worse, my piano playing has been heard by more people than in my whole previous piano life, thanks to the Piano Bar, and the wonderful quarterly Recitals. And totally unexpected and unplanned when I first joined, I am now learning to play the piano by ear, a skill I didn't know was learnable - all thanks to the (gazillions of) posts at ABF.

Thank you to Frank B. for creating such an awesome community. Thank you to each and everyone of you for making the ABF such a wonderful place. Thanks for sharing all sorts of information, encouragement, inspiration, warm support, the joys and sorrows of your personal life, and your wonderful humor.

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P.S. Looking at the number of posts I've made, it'll be 10 years when I'll catch up with Monica's current post count! laugh I'll make sure to post a 10-year anniversary thread!


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#1073044 - 06/09/08 01:38 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Happy Anniversary, Rosanna.

My how the time flies. I've enjoyed your posts, the music you've shared with us and having you as a valued member of the PW cyber family.

You're always so supportive toward everyone. smile

#1073045 - 06/09/08 01:41 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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I'm glad you're here! Good music, good laughs, good support. Happy anniversary.

Cathy


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#1073046 - 06/09/08 02:55 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Hi Rosy, ( remember me laugh )

Happy Anniversary!!!!

You are one of the first people I met at the piano forum and I thank you for making my first experience a pleasant one. You made me feel very welcome. Thnak you for the support and you r friendship and may we have many more chats together.

AspenX


Its been 7 years since ive played. But im back, and I have a teacher and im excited !!! and finally...a Baby Grand !!! Cheap & used, but I LOVE its sound smile
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#1073047 - 06/09/08 06:31 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Keep playing your beautiful music! smile


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#1073048 - 06/09/08 07:17 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Hi Rosanna,

H A P P Y

A N N I V E R S A R Y !!!!!!!!

Ang

#1073049 - 06/09/08 08:21 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Hi Rosanna,

Happy anniversary!

I'm happy that you are enjoying your piano journey the second time around. Your posts are always very well-written and always convey a pleasant attitude.

Looking forward to reading many more posts from you as you continue on your piano journey.

Regards,

Musictuary

#1073050 - 06/09/08 08:24 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Hi Everyone,

Thanks for the congrats. I really posted to say thank you to all of you more than anything. Just goes to show what a great bunch you all are.

Aspen, of course I remember you, girlfriend!

Babs, thanks for the gorgeous butterfly in 2 of my favorite colors!


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#1073051 - 06/09/08 08:26 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Happyyyyyy one-year!!!! You add so much to the forum and your posts are indeed a joy to read. Next year we expect a performance from you in commemoration of your anniversary smile

Tina


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#1073052 - 06/09/08 11:14 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Happy One Year Anniversary!

Do you feel like you're home yet?

Matt

#1073053 - 06/10/08 12:30 AM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Happy ONE year annie Rosannie thumb

#1073054 - 06/10/08 12:43 AM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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yay happy one year!

well i've only recently gotten to know you but you're an extremely kind person, and both your writing and playing always bring a smile to my face laugh

hope the next treats you even better than the last!

Zak

#1073055 - 06/10/08 01:44 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Rosanna - hope you hang around for many more years to come - always enjoy reading your entertaining posts and listening to your delightful recordings thumb

Regards, JF


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#1073056 - 06/10/08 02:53 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Do you feel like you're home yet?
During the first several months at PW, I felt like an outsider stepping into a family gathering. Somewhere along the way, I felt that I have become part of the family - and that's a very nice thing indeed. Now I have more crazy relatives than I dare to count!


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#1073057 - 06/10/08 04:32 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Great to hear it Rosanna! Congratulations!

I must say it reminded me that I will be one year old here in about 2 days, and it is something to celebrate!

Keep on!

Betty

#1073058 - 06/10/08 04:59 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Sorry - a bit cheesy - all I could find... smile Always like your posts...

#1073059 - 06/10/08 05:04 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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A whole year, rosanna?

Just where does the time go? I cannot remember not knowing you.

Something about meeting like-souls and having them enter your DNA. Of course, their are people I have known since forever, and can't remember them, so maybe you are not special and it's just me....


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#1073060 - 06/10/08 06:06 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Rosanna,

Amen, on the crazy relatives! Add me to the list of your dysfunctional family members, OK? Maybe I've been around a week or so longer than you, but I SWEAR I'm as crazy as anyone else and proud of it. eek :p

Congratulations,

Lisztener



#1073061 - 06/10/08 06:24 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Zak, Betty, gmm1, LaValse, Lisztener,
It's my joy that you are all part of my family here, albeit a crazy one!

I think I pick up that crazy mutant gene from Mr. SH first - that's the "nature" part, and then gmm1 provided the "nuture"! thumb

Didn't realize Lisztener and Betty are only about "a year old". Seems like you are such veterans here.


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#1073062 - 06/10/08 07:03 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Rosanna,

Sorry for the bad attempt at humor.

Best wishes,

Lisztener



#1073063 - 06/10/08 07:58 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Congrats on your first year with us Rosanna.

I'm glad you like the forums, and feel comfortable with your extended "family" now :-)

Best,

Frank B.


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#1073064 - 06/10/08 08:42 PM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Frank B., look what monster you've created in Lisztener! laugh whome laugh


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#1073065 - 06/11/08 04:53 AM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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Rosanna? h'mm...now where have I heard that name before?...do you post here? :p


CONGRATS ROSANNA...Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyy!!!! laugh


Can't believe its only been a year you just seem to have always been here smile


here's to many more yippie


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#1073066 - 06/11/08 06:47 AM Re: One year anniversary at PW  
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One more congrats....


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