Music is but a Conversation Between Likened Hearts

I’m sitting here listening to Arrival of the Birds by The Cinematic Orchestra. From years of classical training in flute and playing in school bands and orchestras, my mind understands the technical aspects of the piece. Crescendo; diminuendo. Solo; tutti. Adagio; allegro. It deciphers which instruments are playing at any given time and anticipates what’s … Continue reading Music is but a Conversation Between Likened Hearts

World Cup Over, Now What?

A month ago 32 teams, from around the world, traveled to Brazil with one purpose: to win the Soccer World Cup and take selfies with the golden trophy. Last night, it all came to an end when Germany’s Mario Götze scored the winning goal, in extra time, against Argentina. I wouldn’t call myself a hard-core … Continue reading World Cup Over, Now What?

The Sale: Survival Guide

Sale season has just ended and I feel I wasn’t fully prepared.  Sales are definitely not pretty seasonal-events where everyone is polite and you get what you want. It’s a battle; and if you don’t come prepared you’ll leave with absolutely nothing.  Step 1: Map the Place The first thing you have to do is … Continue reading The Sale: Survival Guide