Rhymes with June - 6/30/08
A selection on the development of harmony from AARON COPELAND, What to Listen for in Music.
Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008
CHAUCER, "The Knight's Tale" from Canterbury Tales.
Burns Night - 1/27/2008
Joined in the toast and singing.
Bounty - 11/18/2007
DAVID BROOKS, excerpts on consumption from Chapter 2 of Bobos in Paradise
Ides of March - 3/18/2007
CONSTANTINE P. CAVAFY, "The Ides of March."
Love is Magical - 2/18/2007
ORSON SCOTT CARD, excerpts from Chapter Four of Enchantment.
Souls - 10/29/2006
"Hallelujah" from the Sacred Harp.
Baseball - 4/23/2006
DAVE BARRY on Guys and Sports
Birthdays - 3/19/2005
J.K. ROWLING, Harry Potter (Book 2) the "Nick's Deathday Party" exerpt.
Talk About Sex - 2/12/2005
ORSON SCOTT CARD, selection from Enchantment.
Masks - 10/30/2004
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Henry V, selections from Act IV (read with D. Trumbull).
Food for Thought - 11/29/2003
LEWIS CARROLL, selection "The Walrus and the Carpenter" from Chapter IV
of Through the Looking-Glass.
Death - 11/1/2003
ROBERT SERVICE, "The Cremation of Sam McGee"
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll - 8/18/2003
DAVE BARRY, selection from Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys.
Fairy Tales - 4/21/2003
JAMES THURBER, "The Tigress and Her Mate" from Further Fables for Our Time.
Idylls of March - 3/1/2003
OGDEN NASH and LEWIS CARROLL, selections.
Let me Count the Ways - 2/15/2003
Did not read
A Chill up Your Spine - 10/27/2002
DAVE BARRY, "Tips for a happy, yet hellish, Hallowe'en night."
Expose Yourself to Literature - 5/26/2001
P.J. O'ROURKE writing on famine.