Why do we always ask, “What do you do?” That was the question Peppino posed and it brought up a couple of other questions that we ask one another when we meet: Do you have children? is one most often asked of women, as is, “Are you married?” Read Peppino’s post and its three responses. These questions may seem innocuous; it’s just “small talk.” But … Continue reading First: A Perplexing Question, Then the Awful Ones
It was a sad experience when I decided to use the gift I have inside to create and offer music to the world and to turn it into an occupation (albeit a pleasant one). I learned the lay of the land pretty quickly, although I decided to reside in it for years … the problem was a simple one. If a musician/band did not play recognizable … Continue reading Who Shapes Our Culture’s Tastes?