Dima and Mozart: R. I. P.

I set out to write about Mozart because Friday, January 27, 2012, was his 256th birthday.  As a good classically trained musician, I’m supposed to highly value these sorts of things and pay homage to the monuments of musical evolution.  However, as I started doing some research for this piece, fully planning on fulfilling my promise for… Continue reading Dima and Mozart: R. I. P.

A Journey of a Poem

I took a little journey this weekend.  A journey of poetry.  Over the past couple months I have been working my way through my high school literature text book. Along with snippets of great American literature, there are back stories, biographies, and some writing exercises. Every once in a while I actually get a pen and paper and do the… Continue reading A Journey of a Poem

My Husband’s Not on Etsy. Yet.

While I’m on a role with plugging family art products and giving you gift ideas for the fast-approaching Valentine’s Day, here is a suggestion. This CD was recorded by a guy I know, and it is really beautiful music. Massif Trio Plays Shumann, Schubert, and Strauss. German art songs that were originaly written for voice… Continue reading My Husband’s Not on Etsy. Yet.

My Sister’s Art on Etsy

Here is a shameless plug for some beautiful work by my sister at http://www.buildingup.etsy.com. Becky is a stampaholic.  You know, homemade cards made with rubber stamps, paper, ribbon, glue, brads…I don’t even know the half of the terms for all the cool gadgets and gizmos a plenty that she uses! Her style is a blend… Continue reading My Sister’s Art on Etsy