Listening for familiar sounds in the city

On a typical Mid-March afternoon dozens of men and women take their lunch break on the wide and inviting steps of the Lincoln Center. The fountain and courtyard in the middle is like a bees nest of activity and stillness. The natural echo amplifies the thousands of sounds that swirl around the city and into…

Books not Bullets

I’ve often wondered about the slogan “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people”. I actually agree with that statement. Guns don’t kill people, just as automobiles don’t, or drugs. But unlike heroine and Harleys, our laws regulating guns are lacking in common sense and logic. Try getting a bag of cocaine in a pharmacy. A…