Music Without Boundaries

Fasten your seat belts! This will be a roller coaster ride of chamber music. From Schubert and Brahms to Peter Schickele and The Breakdown Tango by John Mackey to close out the show. I’m looking forward to performing with Camerata Philadelphia October 16 at  Lancaster Catholic High School at 7:30 p.m. Camerata Philadelphia performs Music without Boundaries. […]

Incredible LNP hypocrisy in light of added CRIZ funding for Marriott

  According to the front page of the October 2, 2018 LNP: “LNP Media Group is joining forces with two of the state’s largest news organizations, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, to create a new investigative reporting team covering Pennsylvania state government.” The first thing they might investigate is the paragraph inserted into the […]

A letter from the editor to a friend re our times

Dan,   Very interesting about TCM’s audience.  When we look at old movies, we are immersed in history.  Members of later generations usually  do not understand the mores’ of the past and judge by contemporary standards..      Of interest to me this early morning is how differently CNN and MSNBC handled the accusations of Professor Christine Ford against Judge […]

Saying goodbye to Oberlin College

As I have mentioned elsewhere in my memoirs, Oberlin turned out to have been an excellent choice to enable me to develop both as a student and socially.  I have also mentioned how, due to an altercation with my father about  which I felt very ashamed, I took a year off from college as penance […]

LETTER TO EDITOR: LNP’s belated attention to hospital gouging

Sent: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 7:37 am Subject: Nonprofit hospital surpluses misusedNonprofit hospital surpluses raise questions for patients, especially those struggling with medical bills (Via LNP | LancasterOnline) Thanks for the link.  The Lancaster Newspaper has a way of running articles long after their implications are  yet actionable.    Newslanc crusaded for over a […]

Why Marijuana Will Play a Major Role in the Next Two National Elections

Drug War Chronicle by Phil Smith Last week, the San Jose Convention Center hosted the National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) 2018 Cannabis Business Summit and Expo. More than 7,000 marijuana industry players and hopefuls crammed into exhibition halls and conference rooms for the three-day confab, located squarely in the heart of the world’s largest legal […]

TSUKERMAN: The Future of Mother Volga

By Slava Tsukerman   Wikipedia states: “The Volga is the longest river in Europe. It is also Europe’s largest river in terms of discharge and drainage basin. The river flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea, and is widely regarded as the national river of Russia. “Eleven of the twenty largest cities of Russia, including the capital, Moscow, are located in the Volga’s drainage basin. Some […] © 2016