My daughter, who is studying abroad for the year, recently returned from a trip to Poland. It was part of the year program she is on and so prior to going she spent some time learning about the Jewish history of the areas she was going to visit, the life that was there both before and during World War II.
Everyone nowadays seems to enjoy new-car interior air. But give me a whiff, any time, that brings back memories of adventures and interesting trips over a bunch of years. Here's a look at a few automobiles that I'd pick in a second over a Lexus, that I would drive again with pride -- if only they were still here.
I had never seen Dream Theater (DT) before. I had never heard their music. Boy, am I glad I did. Their recent concert at the absolutely cavernous Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC was a righteously metal affair with some of the most rabidly committed fans I've seen; yet these fans were well-behaved, even mellow.