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An Afternoon’s Musical Interlude

Music hath charms…. or is it “has?” Remember that wonderful scene from “Out of Africa”? Actually there are several of them. The monkeys and Mozart. Mozart on the porch with Finch-Hadden, Mozart without Finch-Hadden…. all thanks to the Victrola. That’s … Continue reading

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Moods for Moderns

(Gerald and Sara Murphy on La Garoupe beach, Antibes, Summer 1926. Gerald and Sara Murphy Papers, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. © Estate of Honoria Murphy Donnelly/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.) I should … Continue reading

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“Living Well is the Best Revenge.” George Herbert

Photo source: www.lecapdantibes.com But what defines “living well” ? For me, living well has always been a very abstract idea. Sort of an “I’ll know it when I see it” state of being. For my former business partner living well … Continue reading

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