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.
I was inspired to write this morning by the framed pencil drawing that is on my wall. It was created by my son, Duncan, when he was in high school. I love this picture not only because it captures so much of who he is, but also the values that I tried so hard to […]