Piano Island: Getting Married is “Easier than Opening a Bank Account”


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I stood in the lawyers office, beginning to perspire. I had at least six layers of clothing on: woolen long underwear, a t-shirt and a flannel shirt over that, blue and white striped overalls, a heavy hand-knitted two-layered wool vest, … Continue reading

Piano Island: Goats in a Boat


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Piano Island is populated by an assortment of misfits and miscasts along with a number of long established families with Mennonite, Quaker and Swedish backgrounds. This is an island with more pianos than there are households and there are, at … Continue reading