Poetry Review: “Winter Night” by Boris Pasternak

We inherit from our parents much that flows beneath the surface of our immediate awareness: temperment, personality, ways of looking at and moving through the world. Nature (genes) forms our external characteristics… nurture (environment) forms our personalities. My mother watched … Continue reading

Music Monday: “Darkness on the Edge of Town” by Bruce Springsteen

There are to my mind three distinct eras in Springsteen’s music: Early Springsteen, everything up to Born in the USA (including Nebraska) Born in the USA and Tunnel of Love Late Springsteen I am in the camp of those who prefer Early Springsteen (including Nebraska): the … Continue reading