The Day Sinatra Reimagined His Life

  My morning routine involves getting to my office around 7 a.m., sitting down with a cup of coffee and cranking up my record player. Today I slipped Frank Sinatra’s post-retirement album, Ol’ Blue Eyes is Back, out of its sleeve and gave ‘er a spin. And that’s when serendipity took over. As I read the liner notes (record albums, you’ll recall, often had wonderful essays printed right on the sleeve, and you could read them without use of MIT’s …