At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

The Lindskoog family tree is replete with musicians and formal musical education. Despite this, the first musical instrument I ever played seriously (outside of the recorder when I was about 10, and let's face it... that doesn't count) was the bass guitar when I was about 15 or 16. It was the early days of … Continue reading At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

Passion: The Enduring Debate

I like to learn about the origins of words. Not only is such "word etymology" educational, it's often both fascinating and startling to see how starkly the meanings of words shift over just a few centuries. Such was the case this morning, when I decided to look up the origins of the word "passion" - … Continue reading Passion: The Enduring Debate