A Moment of Zen

Under enough peer pressure, sooner or later we all conform. ­čÖé The second clip is particularly mesmerizing. http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2013/05/17/184815141/the-little-metronome-that-wouldnt?ft=3&f=111787346&sc=nl&cc=es-20130526

Why Music Matters to the Neo Renaissance Writer

The first protagonist I ever wrote in a novel is Matt Lanier, a farm boy from southern Minnesota with a near-genius level IQ. He’s a professional musician in the classical and jazz arenas, but can also hunt and fish, butcher Continue reading Why Music Matters to the Neo Renaissance Writer

New Beginnings

Today is my first official┬ápost as “A Neo-Renaissance Writer.” You may wonder why I changed my blog’s title. Here are a few reasons: The┬á protagonists of my fiction writing will be Renaissance people (or polymaths)–characters who have a broad array Continue reading New Beginnings

You call this spring??? In Minnesota … yeah, we do.

My town made national weather headlines today. 13+ inches of snow fell overnight and we may get more today through tomorrow.┬á One observer in the area┬áreported 15 inches as of this morning. This is the winter that won’t die! Arrgghh! Continue reading You call this spring??? In Minnesota … yeah, we do.