Renewed view on music

As a young lad growing up in the shadow of a thriving textile mill, I found a virtual paradise among the creosote-covered houses of the village—swimming pool, baseball, basketball, scouting and music. All were free and within walking distance. It was music that caught my attention at a very early age. (more…)

Humanities for all

Talk of the humanities can be a little daunting. If you’ve ever been in discussion about the humanities and, wanting to run and hide, thought to yourself, “I don’t know what all this means,” you’re not alone. The term is one of those whose definition some of us don’t really know–but at least we know […]