Art Science

Visit Beautiful Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft sent back photos today from its polar orbit of Saturn, showing literally never-before-seen images of its rings from above. There’s a gallery of photos available on NASA’s Cassini site, but this one really grabbed me because of it’s beautiful, almost painterly, subtle coloration. Just barely visible the fringes of the inner rings at about 4:00 and 6:00.



A Little Music?

I’ve been pretty busy the last few weeks with rehearsals and concerts, and haven’t had time to post much. So without further ado, here are some MP3s of the latest Broadway Bach Ensemble concert. These are max-quality MP3s, so the files are fairly large; but be patient, good quality takes time. Brahms First Symphony First […]

Food Home


Back when I started cooking, I used to try to make bread. The recipes I tried were a tremendously time-consuming, labor-intensive struggle against the ingredients, and I never quite won. Thanks to the NY Times’ Minimalist column last Wednesday, I found a winner.

Loaf of Bread