I’m really serious about getting rid of this word “practice”…I play the cello. I don’t spend part of my time getting ready to play it, and the rest of the time playing it. Some of the time I play scales or things like that; some of the time I play pieces that I am going to play with other people; some of the time I read new music; some of the time I improvise. But all the time I am playing the cello.
–John Holt in Growing Without Schooling Issue 14