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"Donna, what is the length of this bow?  Also, what was the cost?   I've been very in…"

Ziva D replied Jan 5, 2011 to My seventh, and latest, bow...

4 Mar 5, 2011
Reply by Donna Malus

"Donna,  Thank you for posting the detailed info about ALL your bows.  It's very help…"

Ziva D replied Jan 2, 2011 to My fifth and sixth bows.....

2 Jan 3, 2011
Reply by Donna Malus

"Yes, thanks for that list Grego! I had only heard of the first four (from searching…"

Ziva D replied Dec 1, 2010 to International/historical names for the BP

3 Dec 1, 2010
Reply by Donna Malus

"Thanks Donna! I think it will be fine. Wow, 68---a heat wave! :D"

Ziva D replied Nov 27, 2010 to Amps with psalteries....

56 Nov 27, 2010
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"It was 11°F outside and around 40°F inside last week during the snow. (There was ice…"

Ziva D replied Nov 27, 2010 to Amps with psalteries....

56 Nov 27, 2010
Reply by Ziva D

"I'm sorry Tim, what part of what I wrote was confusing?"

Ziva D replied Nov 26, 2010 to Amps with psalteries....

56 Nov 27, 2010
Reply by Ziva D

"The replacement pick up arrived last friday. I was busy getting prepared for the sno…"

Ziva D replied Nov 26, 2010 to Amps with psalteries....

56 Nov 27, 2010
Reply by Ziva D

"The replacement arrived last week........somewhere. It was sent to the wrong address…"

Ziva D replied Nov 19, 2010 to Amps with psalteries....

56 Nov 27, 2010
Reply by Ziva D

"I don't read music. *embarrassed* Is the top line melody and the bottom line the har…"

Ziva D replied Nov 15, 2010 to Not the Ordinary Holiday Music

27 Dec 15, 2011
Reply by Dave Holeton

"Thanks for that clip Donna! I see by the comments that it is a Christmas song. The S…"

Ziva D replied Nov 15, 2010 to Not the Ordinary Holiday Music

27 Dec 15, 2011
Reply by Dave Holeton

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Maureen Barnes - Illinois
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Tish Westman - West Virginia
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karlaarms@upontheharp.com
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Carol Esch - Kentucky
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