Tuesday, November 23, 2021

My Lisfranc Adventure

On September 28, 2021, I tore the Lisfranc ligament in my right foot. This chronicles the treatment of that tear.

Friday, July 3, 2020

How to Play the Pipe Organ - by Jonathan Scott

Occasionally I've been asked how to play the pipe organ. The following YouTube video gives a good overview of how (in a previous life, it seems) I used to teach organ. Enjoy!

Monday, April 29, 2019

Pipe Organ Mutations and Arithmetic


This post shows how to use arithmetic to predict what pitch 2 2/3', 1 3/5', and 1 1/3' stops will sound relative to the fundamental 8' pitch. (It also works for 5 1/3' and other mutations.) If you hate arithmetic, already understand mutations, or are bored with organs, this is probably tl;dr (too long, don't read).

Saturday, February 11, 2012


I saw this combination of signs this afternoon while shopping at Target.

It reminded me of all the DOS programs that used to prompt me to "Press Enter to exit." (Not quite the same, but they both created a similarly confused sensation whenever I stopped to think about what I was reading ...)

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Another Dream Shattered

Somewhere over the rainbow ...