Earlier this week a dozen or so pianos were scattered throughout the grounds of the San Francisco Botanical Garden and tonight Marf and I strolled through a series of colorfully lit pathways to watch people play them.

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Whenever one of the professional musicians stepped away for a break someone from the crowd would sidle up and play a song, most of the time sans sheet music, and I kept thinking that I pass by hundreds of strangers every day and haven't the slightest clue the magic they're capable of.