Random Mozart part II

Now lets create a composition: We’ll start by composing in C major.  The notes of a C major scale look like this: C¯       D         E          F          G         A         B          C­^ (C¯ indicates low C and C­^ indicates high C) Composition 1: Assign the values that you can get from each possible dice roll to the …

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Aphasia? No thanks, I already have some.

For the past year or two I’ve begun to experience occasional difficulty finding the right word in conversations or discussions.  My wife Debra has also noticed this, as have a few friends and colleagues.  And it seems to be happening more and more frequently. Because I don’t spend much time in social situations, this hasn’t …

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Astrophysicists Release Second, Higher-resolution Photo of Massive Black Hole

Astrophysicists Release Second, Higher-resolution Photo of Massive Black Hole Following the April 10 release of the first-ever image of a massive black hole at the center of a galaxy, a second, much higher-resolution photograph is now available. Comments about the first photo, a computerized compilation of data from a number of telescopes around the globe, …

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Now Available: A Friend in Need is a Man’s Best Dog

A Friend in Need is a Man’s Best Dog is a collection of humor, essays and verse, both published and previously unpublished. Paul Fleisher’s newest book includes satire and parodies, as well as essays on political, environmental and education issues.  Also included is a small collection of short verse. The book is a retrospective covering almost forty years …

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Tanglers is Back in Print!

Tanglers is Back in Print!  I’ve had a number of requests to make this widely used classroom resource available, and so… The newest edition is now available through booksellers, including Amazon.com You can also order a copy from me directly.  Email me for details.