Handmade books and Calligraphy –Beautiful writing!

Published on June 11th, 2009 by Malachi

A good friend wants to learn calligraphy –could I teach her? [] Yes, I say –I could give it a shot. [] Would I teach her? [] We’ll see [] [] Yes, she knew I was a calligrapher. It’s true –I am a calligrapher. In fact –for what it is worth– I may well be […]

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A Joke for those who need jokes: “There was this very pious Jew who wanted to win the lottery…

Published on June 3rd, 2009 by Malachi

Thomas Friedman has a good joke (OK, a joke that I enjoyed) in his NYT column today –he told this one to Barack Obama, who will be speaking to more than a billion Muslims worldwide on Thursday, from Cairo. The President laughed. [] [] The Joke: “There is this very pious Jew named Goldberg who […]

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“The Roots of Music : The Irish Harp in Poetry & Legend” [Collection handmade by Malachi McCormick]

Published on May 29th, 2009 by Malachi

I put out this handmade collection about ten years ago. The Harp –and especially The Irish Harp– was being talked about a lot, and a lot of people were becoming interested in picking it up and learning to play it. Many of those folks knew little about the Irish Harp, it’s history –musicological, cultural, and […]

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