RIP Tom Petty

There was initial confusion when Tom Petty had a cardiac arrest and was reported to have died. For a while, … More

A Carrot and Leek Pan Pipe

Creative intelligence is putting things together in new ways. The Nan brothers, Weidong and Weiping, in Beijing have perfected the … More

Feel Like The Walrus?

The Walrus looks like I feel at times: lost, bewilered, out of place. Writing songs is a great way to … More

Elvis met the Beatles

The Beatles’ tuneful creative music got me (and countless others) into playing guitar and writing my own songs.  By coincidence, … More