Category Archives: music

T.S Eliot: Timeless Influence on a Modern Generation

I happened to overhear a conversation between two of my drama students- they were supposed to present T.S. Eliot’s work  in English that day, and they thought his poems were both boring and unintelligible. I interjected, and suggested that they … Continue reading

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The morning looks like an Ansel Adams photograph The beat on the radio shakes the car A vortex of wind Like a lover’s hand in my hair I want to stay here- Follow the open road Lose myself in the … Continue reading

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The Temple of Sharon-Innovation in Architecture

I am drawn to architecture: the height of a column, the bend of a Gothic arch, the curve of a vault.   There is something more than simply the design that makes a space  majestic: it is the material used, the … Continue reading

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Explaining Love Play

Today in the car I was listening to “I’m Only Going to Break your Heart,” by Tiao  Cruz, and Morgan seemed to like the song- she started to sing to it. After the song was over she asked me, “Why … Continue reading

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