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Music and Mayhem

On Valentine’s evening my sweetheart took me to hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform in the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. …

A Joyful Christmas

My Christmas wish list this year was a request for sensory stimulation, rather than stuff: my eyes would love photos of any …

Advent Memories

As the Advent season begins, my mind is whirling with images and melodies accumulated over the last forty years since we joined …

Master of Adjustment

“If a man does not master his circumstances, then he is bound to be mastered by them.” That was the advice Alexander …

Chicago, Chicago

Five days in Chicago gave me two ways to experience this great city, first with my family and then, on my own. …

Edinburgh 2017

History:  In the wake of World War II, a group of visionaries pondered the future for European artists and audiences. One of those …

My 48th Bible School

Vacation Bible Schools were the glories of my childhood summers–Presbyterian, Methodist, Baptist. I remember at least ten in all, not only in …

Chautauqua 2017

Early on the morning of June 28, I walked down to Lake Chautauqua and watched the sun rise. The peace there was …

Granados’ Goyescas

The music of Enrique Granados, a Spanish composer, has fascinated me since my teens, when my piano teacher assigned his “Intermezzo” from …

Sing for Your Life

Twenty-five years of striving for the goals of the MusicLink Foundation prepared me for a riveting book, Sing for Your Life: a Story of Race, …