Tag Archives: grandchildren

Happy Halloween to you!

Joyeux Halloween ! Out of curiosity, do you say HALoween or HOLLOween? The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is my favorite piece from Fantasia, but speaking as an orchestral musician, I hate playing it. I asked a top-notch professional oboist for help with the music. She just scowled and said “That whole page is unplayable!” You’ll have to […]

Picture It – A budding book illustrator? #PictureIt

Picture It – A budding book illustrator My grandson, Wesley, drew this picture for me to illustrate my latest book, Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker. Remember what they say: don’t judge a book by its cover. What do you think — does Wesley have a future as a cover artist?      

I’m a grandpa again!

I’m a grandpa again!  How can that be?  I still have a full head of hair. Baby Logan Alexander was born yesterday morning. Seven pounds, nine ounces. Mother and child are doing well. Three-year-old big brother’s first words on seeing his new sibling: “He’s so cute!” I agree with that. However, like an guy who […]