Teaching

Defying Genres (Though Perhaps Not Defying Technology)
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Defying Genres (Though Perhaps Not Defying Technology)

First, a warm welcome to the many new people who joined my newsletter this week, and as always my deep appreciation to all my subscribers, many of whom go back more than 10 years. May this twice monthly space provide inspiration for all your aspirations. Second, a big oops tonight because instead of this newsletter…

Eccentric Ellipses + Summer Workshops
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Eccentric Ellipses + Summer Workshops

As spring gently glides into summer, I’m thrillled to report that for once in over a decade, spring has actually been spring with only a handful of scorcher, orange alert days here in “Hotlanta.” Spending 99% of our time at home as we do, it has been nothing short of glorious. My shaded back yard…

The Art of Play
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The Art of Play

For decades I’ve advocated the importance of playing in other media or learning new things in a different field from your primary one. Sherlock and his dubious violin playing are a prime example, but seriously, how much longer would the world have waited for Einstein’s Theory of Relativity (General or Special) if it weren’t for…