Happy Thanksgiving: Building a new marina

There is no Frigate like a BookTo take us Lands awayNor any Coursers like a PageOf prancing Poetry – This Traverse may the poorest takeWithout oppress of Toll –How frugal is the ChariotThat bears the Human Soul – — Emily Dickinson I spent Wednesday building this new marina for my fleet of frigates; today IContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving: Building a new marina”

Turns out the key really is to just do it

This is the 101st day of my 92-day challenge. Back at the end of July, to celebrate my finally getting an independent host for WarrenBluhm.com, I committed to writing a blog post every day in August, September, and October, or 92 consecutive days. I don’t believe I’ve ever managed that. Turns out it’s as easyContinue reading “Turns out the key really is to just do it”

Words and music and words about music

I restrung the 12-string guitar on Sunday. First I took the nine old strings off and wiped the dust from my old friend, who had been hanging on the wall for a long time. Something had made me wait. I looked up at her more than once in all this time, and I would takeContinue reading “Words and music and words about music”