The Welcomed Stranger

Years ago a family met a stranger. He seemed like a decent guy, so they invited him into their house. He was an incredible storyteller and very personable (though he was an incessant talker). The kids especially loved him. He would guide everyone’s imaginations through adventures and mysteries like no one could. He would tell…

Off Key

Before becoming a famous landscape photographer, Ansel Adams displayed real talent on the piano. At an esteemed party, Adams began playing Chopin’s F Major Nocturne. Unfortunately, he just couldn’t seem to get himself on key. He said, “In some strange way my right had started off in F-sharp major while my left had behaved well…