Tag: Musical Instruments

  • Learning the Violin Again

    I am glad I have picked up the violin again. The experience is very different this time around. First, I am paying more attention in general. For example, I am paying attention to the tightness of the bow. It is shocking how I never paid attention to this. I never ever considered how the significance […]

  • Soul-Piercing Lessons of Life

    Soul-Piercing Lessons of Life

    From time spent listening to my daughter plays the violin Whoever invented the violin was a jerk. The thing was designed to be shoved into your chin and to tattoo a hickey (google “violin hickey”) onto your neck. It makes soul piercing screeches that redefine the essence of dissonance. It is impossible not to detest it. […]