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If You Get The Chance, Play An Instrument!

If You Get The Chance, Play An Instrument!

Music is something that humans are wired to appreciate.  Have you ever seen a little kid dancing around to the beat of a song, before they are even old enough to speak?  It’s just there, built into us.

Many people appreciate music, but don’t play an instrument.  If you have the slightest urge to play an instrument, go for it!  The worst that can happen is that you don’t like the instrument, but…

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Realizations about the Artistic Process

I’ve been drawing and painting for much of my life.  Over the years, there are a few things I’ve learned about creating art.

1.  Practice makes you good

Many people think that only ‘artistic’ people can create art.  It can seem like there are natural-born artists that innately have all the talent.  I used to think so, too, but now I couldn’t disagree more.

There will always be people in any field…

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Spicy Tuna Salad Sushi

Spicy Tuna Salad Sushi

spicy tuna sushi

  • 1 can tuna
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tsp Sriracha or hot sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • pepper
  • ½ red pepper, cut into long thin slices
  • ½ cup of rice, cooked
  • 1-2 tbsp of rice vinegar
  • salt
  • sugar
  • 2 seaweed or soy sheets
  • sesame seeds (optional)
  • bamboo mat for rolling

Makes 2 rolls, ~10 pieces

Add the vinegar, salt & sugar to the rice and stir. I don’t usually measure, so I’m not sure exactly how much salt and sugar I…

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