Month: February 2018

  • Class Notes January 2018

    Greetings to all! Although this set of notes is being written in mid-January, publication will occur in March/April. By that time, I suspect very few of us will consider 2018 a “new year” so I will dispense with any associated salutations and proceed to the business at hand. We will begin with the small world…

  • Class Notes November 2017

    I sit down at this time with very little news but many thoughts, and, as, it is the week before Thanksgiving, perhaps you will allow me to share them. I received a voice message from Charlie Finch asking me to include more information about the late Jim Feldman’s life in music criticism. As I had…

  • Class Notes September 2017

    I am writing these notes three days prior to my 65th birthday which, since it falls in September, happily follows the dreaded date that many of you will have already experienced. Having received more robo-calls and AARP mailings on this event over the last year than I thought was possible, I will be glad when…

  • Class Notes July 2017

    I begin these class notes with the announcement of yet another grandchild. My eldest daughter, Emily, gave birth on July 10th to a beautiful baby girl, Campbell, who will be known as “Coco.” Coco joins brothers Luke and Wyatt and six first cousins on our side of the family, the most recent of which Mattie…

  • Class Notes May 2017

    I awoke yesterday morning (May 10) to the furor over the firing of James Comey by Donald Trump and, as I am sure with many of you, my mind flashbacked to October 20th 1973 and the infamous Saturday Night Massacre where then President Nixon fired Archibald Cox leading to the resignations of Elliot Richardson and…

  • Class Notes March 2017

    Greetings from New York City where it was in the sixties yesterday and where today it is rapidly moving into the 20’s and snowing for Crissakes! Ah well. While yesterday may have seen the sixties from a Fahrenheit level, for many of us, the 60’s, as in the decade, remain forever part of who we…