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The eternal mystery which carries me through the days
The New York Times’s obit for pianist Radu Lupu, sent me back to adolescence and a conversation with my mother. She had been considering what careers might suit her oldest child. (Sorry, Mom, for putting this into parentheses, but years … Continue reading
Posted in COVID-19, Mysteries of Life, The Facts of Life Tagged Chamber Music Society, classical music, David Finckel, Galileo, Galileo Galilei, Johan Sebastian Bach, JS Bach, Lincoln Center, mathematics, Radu Lupu, serious music, Sviatoslav Richter, the universal language, Vincenzo Galilei, Well Tempered Clavier, Wu Han Comments Off on The eternal mystery which carries me through the days
Did you support Trump but now want to abjure him?
We are hardly the only family struggling with that Trump Voter relative. And we’re hardly the only family who continues to ask that fatal question, “Why on earth would anyone vote for Trump?” Indeed, I spent much of the four … Continue reading
Posted in political campaigns, Politics, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged Catholic Church, Dunning-Kruger, Facebook, Galileo, hypervigilance, Jan 6 insurrection, Liz Cheney, Need for Chaos Metric, swollen amygdala, Trump voters Comments Off on Did you support Trump but now want to abjure him?
Notes from a reawakening city
I’m still on the prowl for big boxes of tissue, so went out to find them. I found even more. My lovely framing place, a small storefront, has re-opened. I’m so glad. And a nearby veterinarian has opened again, with … Continue reading
Posted in COVID-19, The Facts of Life Tagged COVID 19, Eppur si muove, Galileo, New York City, Trader Joe's Comments Off on Notes from a reawakening city