Dinner Music 1

I cook to the sound of Lester Holt announcing the national news on NBC. I keep one eye on the little TV on my kitchen counter and one eye on whatever I’m chopping. After, there is always music to dine by. Good music and good food naturally go together. It’s always the best part of…

Baked Beans (the Musical Fruit)

My violin teacher had one thumb and an open mind; a rich, baritone voice, and a job driving a truck between music lessons. A veteran of public school classrooms, he was willing to take a chance on me, a 42-year-old music novice with a fan-girl’s reverence for the instrument known as the closest thing to…