Own Your Effort

(This article was originally published in Ownit Magazine, Issue #3) The Texas heat was oppressive the afternoon I stepped into a surprising mess on the garage floor of our new home.  It was a glowing, golden pool of stickiness that caught me completely off guard.  My eyes followed the amber-colored puddle to thick, yellow lines […]

Paganini Tabloid Fodder

No doubt Paganini’s astronomical fame spread like wildfire across Europe, fueled by outrageous suppositions and the eccentric and bizarre character that Paganini embodied.  It’s the “fodder” that really drew the crowds, and the serious music critics, musicians, and composers followed in curiosity, and then fascination.  He inspired all to explore the limits of their instruments […]