Fairly recently, I had an opportunity to play the prelude from Bach’s cello suite VI on the violoncello da spalla to a small crowd in a modest suburban church. The pressure was almost non-existent; I’d played some cello duets there in the past and I was already familiar with this sanctuary. Not many classically trained… Read More Selfish self-deprecation
Writing blogs is, for me, like yapping away with someone. It is storytelling. It is sometimes recording of my own critical thinking, but more often than not, it is a good distraction from unwanted thoughts. It had been procrastination. I just went through a phase where I needed to face those unwanted thoughts and do… Read More I’m back.
The people in my circle think that I’m opinionated. Well, my circle is very small— it really means something when someone tells you in your face that you are opinionated. Not good. I may seem like a dogmatic, inflexible, arrogant, pompous, stubborn and perhaps even prejudiced son of a gun. And I shouldn’t even deny… Read More I’m opinionated
So, finally I made the move from the MobileMe website to this blog-oriented content management system. Not that I’ll be blogging more often or anything, but I like the idea of being mobile and able to post a blog from anywhere, on any Internet-connected devices. And finally I’ve made my old domain name bachpeople.com more… Read More Moving complete
(Originally posted on March 11, 2011) There are a few things that I always go back to when I need to uplift my spirit. When I need to motivate and encourage myself about life, humanity, and goodness of the people, those are the things I get the help from. I suppose everyone has those “things”—… Read More Project Apollo
(Originally posted on February 18, 2011) Now I see that I had been away from this blog for more than three months. The reason isn’t as trite as you think it is— I won’t say that I was too busy or I forgot that I had this blog. Simply that my mind had been occupied… Read More Long absence
(Originally posted on October 3, 2010) I was in Japan during the most of September. It was nice to be back in Japan for a while— seeing familiar faces and having some Japanese goodies were priceless. But some would wonder (well, I did) why I wanted to go to Japan when not going to Japan… Read More September in Japan