Now I continue playing as a serious amateur. Since I was 21, I have done no more orchestra playing. I learned early that small-chamber playing suited me better.
In 1996, I became a small-business owner. I am also a blogger and freelance op-ed writer. I join the discussion threads on this site less often now than I did when I first joined, though I may post a blog now and then. I sometimes re-post my pieces at my non-commercial WordPress page:
Besides music, some other subjects I write on there are fitness and national issues.