For the last 30 years, I have been a violinist/violist, sometimes semi-professionally. I've played in many orchestras, including the Illinois All-State Honors Orchestra (principal violist), the Harvard-Radcliffe Bach Society Orchestra (principal violist), the St. Louis Philharmonic, and the Boston Philharmonic. I also won first prize in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as part of the Greenfield Quartet.
I am quite serious about health and fitness, especially yoga. I hit the gym and/or the yoga studio almost every day.
I hungrily consume non-math books when I have the time, which is not as often as I’d like. These days, most of my reading gets done on a Kindle Fire.
I have completed the first few units of the North Carolina EMT-B curriculum (way back when) but I never finished, and then I moved out of the state. I eventually hope to finish my training in Minnesota and become certified.