ODEJOY

Ode an die Freude ( Ode to Joy ) Beethoven Symphony No.9

September 2, 2014

This will lift your spirits: a bass player walks out into a public square and puts his top hat on the ground. He stands, bow at the ready, waiting. A young girl walks up and drops some money into the hat. He begins to play. As he continues, a cellist joins him. A few moments…

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FIREFLY

The Magic of Reading

September 2, 2014

When I was in first grade, six years old, one day, after much preparation, we went to the library. The whole class lined up, and we marched single-file down the hall and into (ominous music)┬áThe Library. I wasn’t particularly impressed. Big room, lots of books. Meh. We didn’t even have access to the whole room,…

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helloworld

Hello World!

September 1, 2014

Every year around this time, I get the itch for a new project. I don’t know why, maybe it has something to do with weather, or planetary alignments, or maybe it’s just a holdover from my youth when this was the time to go back to school. In any case, I’m looking around at my…

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