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What do dogs, a concert piano, tribal art have in common?  They are all part of a special request diary;  for someone who said that a diary like this might be her all time favorite kind of diary!  I hope she finds it; 'cause..."This one's for you!"

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As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, or other such things that could keep us off DKos. It's also so we can find other Kossacks nearby for in-person checks when other methods of communication fail - a buddy system. Members come here to check in. If you're not here, or anywhere else on DKos, and there are adverse conditions in your area (floods, heatwaves, hurricanes, etc.), we and your buddy are going to check up on you. If you are going to be away from your computer for a day or a week, let us know here.  We care!
IAN is a great group to join, and a good place to learn to write diaries.  Drop one of us a PM to be added to the Itzl Alert Network anytime! We all share the publishing duties, and we welcome everyone who reads IAN to write diaries for the group!  Every member is an editor, so anyone can take a turn when they have something to say, photos and music to share, a cause to promote or news!  
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There was a soft tapping sound as the magnificent piece of tribal rocked back and forth on the concert piano.  The two little dogs playing around the pedals had discovered the finely woven piano throw and had started to tug on it, making the large ceramic display tip dangerously back and forth!  The pair of mischievous pooches had no idea that 38 pounds of rare beauty was about to crash down on their heads!

garage dogs two

Our heroine however, has heard the tussle, and arrived at the scene just in time to save the day!  The drape is pulled up out of reach, the artwork is returned to the center of the softly glowing baby grand  and the pesky puppies are shooed to their favorite chair for a distracting treat.  

Our heroine relaxes and returns to her piano, exposing the keyboard and lightly running her fingers along the keys.  She begins to play again, remembering all the joy that comes from re-interpreting master works with her own hands.

Hands on a grand piano

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