Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 29

Snow Rollers!

There is a weird weather phenomenon that has been going on in NE Ohio that has left yards, fields, and even roofs littered with swiss roll looking snow balls called snow rollers. These oddly shaped snowballs ¬†occur naturally when the conditions are just right. There has to be a layer of ice with a layer […]

January 21

Henry Cowell ‘Air and Scherzo’

Does anyone know where to get the piano reduction for Henry Cowell’s ‘Air and Scherzo’ for alto saxophone and small orchestra? I played this piece for a competition years ago but seem to have lost my piano reduction. It also seems that it is not available anywhere on the internet. Henry Cowell was a true […]

January 17

High Line

The High Line is an elevated park on the west side of Manhattan that has been built from a repurposed rail line. This section of track was built in the 1930’s to lift trains up from the street level to avoid creating dangerous intersections with high-speed trains in what was then the city’s largest industrial […]

January 17

Aruba recommendations.

I’ve had the good fortune to have been to Aruba a dozen times or so as a port of call while working on the ships but i’ve only now spent a longer time there. I’ve just come back from a week long stay on the island and have some recommendations for anyone who might be […]

January 04

Interior Decorating from the Homeless Man

So i’ve recently picked up a new writing job. I’m writing stuff for the internet and i’m not really sure where it get’s published. I assume it’s basically filling space between advertising. The funniest part is that I am far from an expert on the topics that I write about. Mostly I write about interior […]