I DREAMED A DREAM

  I still believe Patti LuPone has the finest voice for this role….

WITHOUT

  Another poem by Donald Hall.  Curiously enough, I have never enjoyed enjoyed his earlier poetry.  After he lost his …

AFFIRMATION

A gem by the poet Donald Hall, who lives just one town over from me.  His words, his voice–I never …

THE WORLD I LIVE IN

  I have refused to live locked in the orderly house of reasons and proofs. The world I live in …

NOBODY KNOWS

      “Nobody knows how to say goodbye It seems so easy ’til you try Then the moments passed …

DANNY

  Danny was my stepfather.  March 15 marked six years since he died.  He and my mother had been divorced …

EUROPA GALANTE e FABIO BIONDI

  This playing of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is unlike any version I’ve heard before.  At once I love it–its ‘big-ness’, …

STOKOWSKI TRANSCRIPTION

  I know Bach wrote it for organ, but no matter how hard I try I just cannot love the …

JUST LIKE HEAVEN

Daylight licked me into shape/I must have been asleep for days/And moving lips to breathe her name/I opened up my …

CHRISTMAS 2017

I used to put together a slide show each year showcasing my family’s Christmas revels, but then I stopped.  This …

STREETS OF LONDON

  I share this version not only because I love it, but because the proceeds of all sales of the …

HE’S GONE

2000 miles Is very far through the snow I’ll think of you Wherever you go

BEIJING, THE OCEAN

I only just discovered Katie Melua and I’m smitten with her sound. There are nine million bicycles in Beijing/That’s a …