Indian Summer In youth, it was a way I had To do my best to please, And change, with every passing lad, To suit his theories. But now I know the things I know, And do the things I do; And if you do not like me so, To hell, my love, with you!
It has been freezing in New England and running the shop humidifiers has been critical. The photo shows the only time ever that the various hygrometers have been in such agreement. RH is in the 40% range because it rained for half a day before freezing again. Usually it is a struggle to keep it […]
I’ve had good teachers. I’ve always had a sense that no matter what I was involved in, there was always somebody better at it and something I didn’t know. In some activities you have to know when to balance this with the simple enjoyment of the activity, like piano playing. In other activities, like piano […]
I’m over Arizona at 30,000 feet catching up on my writing. Delta, my new favorite airline after Jet Blue went mainstream, offers on-demand video which really helps the time pass. I’ve watched District 9, and September Issue and am now completely caught up in the Michael Jackson film This Is It. Even a small 9″ […]
It’s a great DVD of a large Russian babushka playing the piano and yes, I am that nerdy.
If you love music and you haven’t discovered Alex Ross, you’re in for a treat. Ross is the music critic at The New Yorker and the author of 2 wonderful books on music.