The new dark walking stick flute stands by my desk. I play Amazing Grace on it almost every day. It's the perfect little Saraswati-creative break between tasks. The E tuning seems to have the right resonance with this stage of my life.
That's not to say that the old D flute circa 1976 does not still have an honored place amongst my most treasured inspirational objects. Thanks again for the magic seed you planted in a teenager when you were starting out 34 years ago. The chance that we reconnected after all this time attests to the subtle and enduring quality of your work.