Seven Days Seven Recipes The days are going by quickly now. Just seven before I wing my way to Ireland. A year ago I felt a strong pull to travel there. I guess you could call it a pilgrimage of sorts, and truthfully I’m not sure of the reason why I am going. I have […]
Steak and Potato Pie Recipe I’m still in the Celtic state of mind, and will be for sometime, as in less than a month, I will flying to the land of my adoptive ancestors birth. Ireland is from where my dad’s grandparents immigrated, and with names like O’Leary, Reilly, and Reardon, on the extended family […]
First Comes Bach “First comes Bach. Then comes Bach. Then for a long time, comes nobody. Then comes Bach.” That’s what my teacher once said to me. I love Bach, and have played his Sinfonias and Inventions, Preludes and Fugues, Partitas, French Suites, English Suites, and Goldberg Variations for decades. When chancing upon a 1 […]
House Concert For many years I was a professional musician. I will always be a musician. I don’t think one’s mother tongue is something that leaves you ever and music is mine. I played before I spoke, and read music before I read English. My mom, a pianist, told me that the talent she saw in me […]
Celebrate What’s Right with the World Life is returning to a pace that feels right. I’m home now at Pie Cottage with Greta. We wake in the morning to the joy of another day. A cup of tea, or lately it’s been homemade chai. Rekindling the wood stove. Rekindling me.