"She thought that relaxation was attractive only in those for whom it was an unnatural state; then even limpness acquired purpose." Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead I don’t like to admit it, but sometimes the multitude of life’s stressors can be a bit too overwhelming. After 15 years of playing, piano is still my preferred form … Continue reading The Value of Relaxation
"He had always wanted to write music, and he could give no other identity to the thing he sought. If you want to know what it is, he told himself, listen to the first phrases of Tchaikovsky's First Concerto - or the last movement of Rachmaninoff's Second. Men have not found the words for it, … Continue reading Hope Made Visible
Happy 109th birthday, Ayn Rand! Your ideas are what inspire me every single day to put forth my greatest effort in everything that I do. You put words to my thoughts and have taught me to value my own mind above everything else. Your ideas continue to be rare, especially among the mediocrity of the … Continue reading Happy 109th Birthday, Ayn Rand!