Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas Revels

It’s a cold December day in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ice has not yet formed on the Charles, but the bite in the wind lets us know it soon will. The sky is so blue and the sun shines so strongly at … Continue reading

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Puff the Magic Dragon and the Value of a Sad Song

The kids at Johnny’s preschool have become obsessed with Puff. This impresses me. I learned the song when it was already a good five years old (it was originally a poem written by Leonard Lipton, Peter Yarrow’s roommate at Cornell, … Continue reading

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