A Musician’s Notebook: Making a Rainbow

  This is a beautiful and special place. Each summer, a prep school campus of rolling, green hills, clear mountain air, and rippling streams, nestled at the foot of Mt. Everett in Sheffield Massachusetts,… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Container

  PHOTO CHALLENGE: Container “From “Don’t judge a book by its cover” to “Don’t look at the jug, but at what it contains” (an old Rabbinic saying), we’re constantly taught that the contents… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Whispering Pines (Photo Friday: Solitude)

*****   Whispers, silent sighs of towering pines, inviting peaceful solitude. ***** Postaday: 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

PHOTO CHALLENGE: Relic…What images does “relic” conjure for you? A well-worn piece of blue beach glass, the faded pencil markings from a high-school journal, or the curmudgeonly character from the CBC television series, The… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Shifting Shades of Gray (Photo Friday: Black and White)

  ***** ***** Clear choice: Black or White, Save for some who toss; lost ‘tween Shifting shades of gray. ***** *****

Dandelion Dreams

‘A life well-lived’ she ponders: “What’s the meaning?” As days and seasons waterfall, cascade, And misdeeds from an ancient past remind, Becoming shard-like, sharp, (though memory fades). It seems so long ago, when… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Morning has broken!

Stillness settles in upon my soul Each dewy dawn before the world awakes, From distant towns and leas I hear the wave of waking birdsong welcoming the sun, Washing near as night skies… Continue reading

An Engineer’s Journal: The Summer of ’66

It was with some trepidation that I boarded the #1 bus at Penn Station. A summer job at Stanley Tools seemed to be the next best thing to an actual internship in industry;… Continue reading

“Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry”

*** As I peruse my vacation photos from last year I pause at this one, the personification of this week’s Photo Friday theme: SUNLIGHT. Anticipation, mixed with a healthy dose of nostalgia, overwhelms… Continue reading

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