Monthly Archives: July 2016

(Re)learning the French horn–an update

It’s been two months since I picked up the French horn after a 44-year hiatus. I wish I could report that dulcet tones now fill the house, but it’s taking time to retrain my mouth to have the proper embouchure. … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, French horn, music

Write by the Lake, Kentucky Music Festival and other Summertime Fun

Years ago I remember writing “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essays when I returned to school in the fall. At the time, I envied children whose families took vacations, traveling west to the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, and Disneyland. … Continue reading

Posted in Bloomington, Indiana, Dulcimer music and groups, Gardening, music, Travel, Writing