Where do you find wonder?

I’ve been a bad arts person lately. I haven’t been to see a lot of live shows. A few years back, I lived for going to theater and dance and music. These days I’m lucky if I go to one show every couple of months. There are reasons for this. One is that TV isContinue reading “Where do you find wonder?”

Trust your instincts…and call your parents

About 5 and 1/2 years ago, I began to lose faith in my gut.┬áThe metaphorical gut, you know, the one that is supposed to tell you what’s right, wrong, fishy, dangerous, or perfect. It had always served me well in my professional life (personal, well, that’s for another blog post). My instincts, combined with myContinue reading “Trust your instincts…and call your parents”

Do you have the guts to do something like this?

Yuki Beppu is part of the reason I came to work at From the Top. When I saw her perform at a live recording back in October, I remember being slack-jawed at her classical playing. Next, she came to the mic and charmed us all with her tales of wanting to get more classical musicContinue reading “Do you have the guts to do something like this?”