Eulogy for Mother

Ring the bells (ring the bells) that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything) That’s how the light gets in In this quote from Leonard Cohen’s Anthem, he speaks of chiaroscuro. The Oxford Dictionary defines chiaroscuro as the treatment of light and shadow in drawing and painting. I think of chiaroscuro when I think of Mother. Chiaroscuro best sketches the force of nature…

From Mountains of Ice now an audiobook!

My first audiobook, From Mountains of Ice, is now live and available on iTunes, Audible and Amazon. Narrated by Diana Majlinger, the audiobook runs 9 hours and 11 minutes long, beautifully told with a European flair that is captivating, clear and a perfect complement to this tale of madness, betrayal and endurance. If you don’t already have an Audible account, you can get From Mountains of Ice for free with an Audible trial. How cool is that? Jeff Minkevics, Five Rivers’ art…