Florida Folk Festival at White Springs

The Florida Folk Festival Experience

This visit to the Florida Folk Festival is the first time I have gone with the intention of writing about it. I thought before I left that this would influence my experience, and it has.

Some of the less pleasant things that occurred have an emotional distance they might not have had. And the pleasant events are slightly magnified because Read more

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Mike Block String Camp

Fiddle Faculty Questions at Mike Block String Camp

This July I will be driving over to Vero Beach to attend the Mike Block String Camp. It starts on the 9th and runs to the 14th, Bastille day! I am seriously pumped about this. The last string camp I attended was the Mark O’Connor event and also one in Texarkana the same month. And that was … Read more

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Being Creative as a Fiddler

The Creativity Story

You may be  a Creative already and not know it. Or, maybe you feel that you are not creative. Or, you may already revel in your creativity.  No matter. Here’s a story that sheds beau coup light on the subject. At the end of the story I’ll explain the whole allegory. Let’s start with a familiar setting:

An Inventor, a Poet, and

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