Retired concert violinist Daniel Heifetz founded the Heifetz International Music Institute in 1996 with a mission to draw “the sacred fire” from the world’s brightest and best young classical musicians. Daniel sat down recently with Martha to talk about life, virtuosity, technical precision, and passion.
Photographer Artem Pekun is a discount world-traveler with an eye for interesting scenes --whether picturesque or serious-minded. Originally from Belarus, Art is now in the Harrisonburg area, advising a top language-software company on their stock-photography choices.
Long ago, big trees were felled for building-lumber. Today's lumber is from smaller quickly-grown trees. Larry Stopper specializes in salvaging and recycling old wood --warehouse beams, barnwood, floorboards.
Attorney Tim MacDonnell says his clinic’s clients are some of the hardest working, most dedicated people he has ever met. And MacDonnell says, it is because of that dedication that those people are now, "dying by inches."