Glad to be back in the studio—and the present—after several weeks of intensive research, reading, writing and focused thinking about future plans and projects.

After an initial period of focusing on conditioning my instrument, I am also glad that new movement has begun to emerge. It is so new that I have no idea yet whether it will become part of one of the two group pieces I have been wanting to develop next, or whether it will become a different piece altogether.

Grateful for creative renewal in the midst of so much uncertainty about the future of our country and of our planet—and taking heart from the sight of a variety of green plants thriving in the cracks of the tracks of an elevated subway station.