WASP

by Desmond Egan exhausted from banging and buzzinghow bewildered he isas he crawls is crawling up the pane of light beware of the web poor small creaturethrown like us against…

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Plume Meditation on Machu Picchu

by Kevin T. McEneaney You don’t have to be Euclid to wonder at the proportions of rugged beauty that assault the eyes of the beholder at Machu Picchu in sunshine…

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Atrazine and Frogs

by Bill Schlesinger In 2002, a young Berkeley professor, Tyrone Hayes, reported that deformed frogs were most prevalent in farm ponds in counties across the United States where the herbicide…

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Is Your Heart Caroling?

by Kevin T. McEneaney The novella, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens published in 1843, created a popular sensation that people today still talk about. Written under financial duress, the…

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Let there be Light

by Kevin T. McEneaney Every red dawn is an experiment for you, your family, humanity, and the hero, as Homer once proclaimed. Every spider you meet during your day deserves…

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The Orchestra Now Concludes with a Bang of Sweetness

Leon Botstein by Kevin T. McEneaney At Bard College’s Fisher Center for Performing Arts, The Orchestra Now performed its last concert of the academic year under the baton of Leon…

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In tune with B

by Kevin T. McEneaney Listening to Beethoven in autumn with crumpling brown leaves wreathing my footsteps, I note November quality with strength— a master at his peak breathing wisdom into…

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Food Waste

by Bill Schlesinger   Our parents told us not to waste food—urging us to be a member of the “clean-plate” club! Now, several studies have examined the magnitude of the…

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Ancient Song

by Kevin T. McEneaney The origins of religions are lost in fire, flames leaping into black air, illuminating the Spirit within— the voice of the poet speaking to God, whoever…

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Mind & Heart: The Orchestra Now at Bard

The Orchestra Now by Kevin T. McEneaney On Sunday afternoon at Bard College The Orchestra Now under the baton of Leon Botstein played an interesting live-stream program of music mostly…

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