Land of the Free

It’s Election Day! I hope you get out there and exercise your right to vote for who you want to be Senator, Congressman, Comptroller…President. You are free to do that. I’m reading a book called “The Girl with Seven Names” by Hyeonseo Lee. Hyeonseo escaped from North Korea and a brutal life under a dictatorship.Continue reading “Land of the Free”

The Pianist, The Poem and The Captain of the Starship Enterprise

Last night was a night of culture and nerosity all in one delightful performance at 92Y. Sir Patrick Stewart performed the epic poem Enoch Arden written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in the mid-1800’s. At his side was Emmanuel Ax performing the companion accompainiment on piano written by Richard Strauss in 1897. I studied piano forContinue reading “The Pianist, The Poem and The Captain of the Starship Enterprise”

There’s a Giant in my Pantry

Excerpt By Liz Tailor A giant’s foot is in my pantry. And I don’t know how or why. I tried to ask him yesterday, But his head brushes the sky. I said, “Hey there, Mr. Giant, Just a question if you please? How’d your foot get in my pantry?” But my question reached his knees.Continue reading “There’s a Giant in my Pantry”

The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken is my very favorite poem. It’s uplifting and inspiring. And in dark times it always conforts me. The Road Not Taken-Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler long I stood And looking down one as farContinue reading “The Road Not Taken”