Murder on the Orient Express–Murder of a Good Sunday Afternoon

I admit it–I’m a fan of Agatha Christie and her two heroes–Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple. I have read every one of her 80+ books and plays and enjoyed them–lurking Anti-Semitism and all. I was looking forward to the remake of Murder on the Orient Express, simply for the pleasure of sitting through the well-known…

TAKE CARE OF THIS HOUSE: A BERNSTEIN CELEBRATION

Sometimes in my dreams, I imagine a musical heaven (something like the scene in Stairway to Heaven (powellandpressburger) where Rory and I are watching W. A. Mozart conduct his 42nd symphony and all our fellow music lovers are listening intently with us. That longing to hear more of a long-gone composer’s work came true at…