Sunday, December 22, 2019

The Unanswered Question

Amidst life’s many imponderable mysteries, here’s the one that came to me making pancakes for my grandchildren:

Who first figured out that you could beat egg whites to make baked goods fluffier?

I mean, really. What would be the thought process that led something to discover that?

Perhaps that’s what Charles Ives had in mind when he composed our title piece.

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