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Easy to be Hard

I found myself on the steps of Columbia University handing out flyers for presidential hopeful Eugene McCarthy. It was the late 1960’s. I was there for a high school journalism conference, a teenager in New York City for 4 days … Continue reading

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Forty Shades of Grey

It all happened so quickly, I was not sure how to react. Shock, fear, tension, excitement; it was all there. I was not prepared. The room was not red, it was done in earth-tones, and very dark. There was not … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak of Jacques Brel

If there is a more anguished, impassioned performance of a song about love lost; I have never witnessed it. My first experience of Jacques Brel was in an off-Broadway show in Greenwich Village in 1968. I was in NYC for … Continue reading

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