Reflections Nancy M. Williams

Biking Uphill in Third Gear

Biking Uphill in Third Gear

After putting off making an appointment with her hearing doctor, Nancy M. Williams reflects on her progressive hearing loss, procrastination and commitment. »

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Friends with Hearing Loss

Dinner with a fellow musician with hearing loss offers Nancy M. Williams communion and validation, while at the same time forcing her to face her fears. »

The Gift of Mercy Mild

The Gift of Mercy Mild

A personal essay by Nancy M. Williams about how the memory of her father teaching her the words to "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" helped her find mercy. »

Levitating with Scales in Adult Piano Lessons

After my parents had burdened the piano with so many antagonistic representations, the Russian playing the scales with such pure concentration was a relief. »