Tag Archives: Neil Peart

Peart – If You Don’t Run Away and Hide

SKF NOTE: Yesterday, within a box of papers, I found a typed 1985 letter from Neil Peart. He had just finished two-and-a-half weeks on his “little computer,” typing up 40 pages from his recent China bicycle trip journal. The next … Continue reading

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Neil Peart – My Studies with Freddie Gruber

SKF NOTE: This morning in St. Petersburg, FL, downloading for a project, several large video files, I pass the time reading, writing, and ridding my MacBook Pro of unwanted files. I’m also finding some gems, such as Neil Peart’s Freddie … Continue reading

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Postcard from Neil (1984)

SKF NOTE: Yesterday I emptied the third shelf of a red corner hutch in our guest room. My eight year-old grandson, Grafton, needed more space for the LEGO models he is so adept at building. Shelves one and two held … Continue reading

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Neil Peart Inside Maine State Prison

SKF NOTE: I had this Neil Peart memory today. Inside Maine State Prison, which is the State of Maine’s maximum security prison, there is a music room where prisoners play keyboards, guitars, and drums. Yes, access to instruments is limited … Continue reading

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Neal Sausen – God Bless Neil Peart

SKF NOTE: In his first email to me about his longtime drum teacher and friend, Freddie Gruber, Neal Sausen mentioned Neil Peart’s stops by Freddie’s house to visit with his dying friend, and to bring food for Neal Sausen and … Continue reading

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