Posted in June 2012

My Walks with Oscar – Part I

My Walks with Oscar By Cynthia Price, San Diego, CA Growing up in Doylestown in Bucks County was a true blessing and privilege that impacted my life in so many wonderful ways. Aside from the beauty and rich history of the area, I was constantly surrounded and influenced by incredibly kind, wise and talented writers, … Continue reading

A Grand Night for Oscar

~ Let’s Celebrate Oscar’s birthday on July 12th by singing “Oh, What A Beautiful Morning” first thing and ending the day with “It’s A Grand Night For Singing”. ~  Bucks County Playhouse From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The exterior of the Bucks County Playhouse The Bucks County Playhouse is the State Theater of Pennsylvania, and is located … Continue reading

Parental Influences or Destiny?

Meet the McNall Family – Jessie, Lyndon, Kay and Neil – On the Boardwalk in Ventnor, NJ  – 1957 In honor of this special day, I wanted to share a story or two about my parents, Neil and Kay McNall.  They met in Burlington, Vermont in 1938 at a boarding house where they shared meals. … Continue reading

A Sondheim interview

Today I discovered this interesting interview with Stephen Sondheim which I’d like to share.  He has many references to Oscar Hammerstein II.  Hope you enjoy it. “Interview: Stephen Sondheim”. Academy of Achievement. Retrieved 2010-05-08. “People underestimate what [Hammerstein] did in the way of musical theater. He was primarily an experimental writer, and what he was … Continue reading

Follow Every Rainbow…

This Saturday, June 2nd 2012, is our Lunch On The Lawn With Oscar and Anna Sing-Along at Highland Farm.  The weather forecast is 70 degrees and sunny.  It’s shaping up to be lots of fun.   The photo of the above sign was taken by Christine Cole, owner of Highland Farm.  The barn in the … Continue reading