Dear Visitor,

Welcome and thanks for visiting.

I’m an older man with a variety of interests. I enjoy writing about the ideas and perspectives I’ve found worthwhile. I’m a moderate man with a general attitude of “live and let live” to the degree that is possible.

I’m interested in the inner life, what some would call the philosophical and/or spiritual life. Like many of you, I’ve read more books than I can count in my pursuit of knowledge. So I offer some reviews of the books that have been influential and some thoughts along the way.

I’ve spent many years learning and practicing meditation and internal martial arts. These have been valuable in my being able to maintain that crucial element of health – moderation.

I’ve been writing music for most of my life and am pleased to be able to share much of it with you. The technological advancements in computers and music composition/recording software have made it possible for a single artist to create complete pieces. As I have always been a loner in the creative process, this is a very positive situation for me.

The music is generally orchestral synthesis with an emphasis on ambient, meditative, and experimental music. Some of it works well as background music for videos, exercise sessions, and podcasts. Most pieces include the purchase of the right to use them in a video or podcast (labeled PRO and a performing rights code), while others are for personal use only.