This site has been around since December 2000, and like everyone and everything since then, it’s had its ups and downs. I’m glad you decided to stop by for whatever it is at the moment. It’s been fun having a place to write things that feel like they belong to me, not to the place where I write them.

Winter Safety Tips

It’s been a few days of snow and ice here in Memphis, Tennessee. I’d like to offer some Winter Safety Tips that I’ve found helpful as I’ve negotiated our recent winter wonderland.

This Is Relaxing?

If you had told half-my-age-ago me that I would: Voluntarily sit down at a keyboard Turn on a metronome Play fingering exercises up and down an octave Progressing chromatically With both hands BECAUSE IT IS RELAXING That guy would have had a hard time believing it.