For my admittedly sophomoric ears (in terms of classical music), one of the best pianists I’ve heard is Wilhelm Kempff. One of my favorite piano compositions is Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14, popularly known as the “Moonlight Sonata.” The first movement is instantly recognizable – terribly easy to “play,” but only a great pianist can…Read details
This is the “Ashes to Ashes” video by David Bowie. It’s the coolest. From his “Scary Monsters and Super Creeps” album.
Aw hell, this is great, too.
I harvested my first summer herbs and vegetables this evening. Using a Black Prince heirloom tomato, some freshly picked basil, some fresh mozzarella and some lovely balsamic vinegar, I composed a caprese salad (click through pictures for a larger version): I then cooked some way-too-expensive coho salmon and made salmon with cucumber salad and a…Read details
I saw this news story months ago and can’t believe that I forgot to post it. NEW PORT RICHEY – For about eight minutes on Tuesday, through the streets near downtown, police chased a driver who had no arms and one good leg. He got away. He is used to this sort of thing. Authorities…Read details
Here are photos taken from my recent California trip. Standing on top of Sentinel Dome in Yosemite National Park was transcendent. I didn’t want to leave.