Monthly Archives: May 2006

Katie Leaves TODAY…

NEW YORK (AP) — With Matt Lauer bringing the box of tissues, the Today show threw a going-away party Wednesday for 15-year host Katie Couric, who is leaving to become the next anchor of the CBS Evening News. “I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Katie Will Say Goodbye….

One of my all time favorite television personalities will be bidding farewell this Wednesday morning… It’s time for Katie Couric to prepare for the day after Today. During Wednesday’s show, Couric will say goodbye to Matt, Al, Ann and NBC’s … Continue reading

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Protecting The Flow

To understand how fear blocks creativity, take a moment to imagine yourself telling a story. First, imagine telling the story to someone you love and who loves you. You probably feel warmth and energy as you fill in the details … Continue reading

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Good Bye, Seniors… Part II

Sadly, many of the students with whom I have worked many years, will be graduating this June. This week is my farewell lesson with quite a few and it is very difficult. I will miss these students, and wish them … Continue reading

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Good Bye, Seniors… Part I

Sadly, many of the students with whom I have worked many years, will be graduating this June. This week is my farewell lesson with quite a few and it is very difficult. I will miss these students, and wish them … Continue reading

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Good Bye, Seniors… Part III

Sadly, many of the students with whom I have worked many years, will be graduating this June. This week is my farewell lesson with quite a few and it is very difficult. I will miss these students, and wish them … Continue reading

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Thoughts Of Concern

If prayer is an intention that we announce to the universe in order to create a desired outcome, then our every thought is a prayer. This includes thoughts of worry as well as of hope. All thoughts are subtle creative … Continue reading

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Man Falls Asleep In Coffin

CANTON, N.Y. – A man was charged with burglary and criminal mischief Thursday after he allegedly broke into a funeral home and fell asleep in a coffin. ADVERTISEMENT Joel Fish, 20, of Queensbury, was arrested after he was discovered at … Continue reading

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Choral Weekend

This weekend was the choral extravaganza at the high school. Friday was the curricular choirs: Treble Choir, Concert Choir and Symphonic Chorale. Saturday, May 20th, was the Fairmont Entertainment Company featuring the show choirs – Illusion and Mirage; the two … Continue reading

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Increasing the Light

Everything in the universe is made of energy. What differentiates one form of energy from another is the speed at which it vibrates. For example, light vibrates at a very high frequency, and something like a rock vibrates at a … Continue reading

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Increasing the Light

Everything in the universe is made of energy. What differentiates one form of energy from another is the speed at which it vibrates. For example, light vibrates at a very high frequency, and something like a rock vibrates at a … Continue reading

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WILL & GRACE comes to an end

I can remember eagerly awaiting the premiere of the new sitcom, Will & Grace. I liked the show right off, but Jack and Karen were my least favorite characters. I figured they would be written out before long as they … Continue reading

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What If…

1. Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, I think I’ll squeeze these dangly things here and drink whatever comes out? 2. Who was the first person to say, See that chicken there? I’m gonna … Continue reading

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THE WEST WING comes to an end…

Sometimes the month of May is sad as so many things come to an end. The next few weeks I will be bidding farewell to fourteen private students, twelve of which I have known for ten years or more. Tonight, … Continue reading

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The Power Within

There is an undercurrent of energy thrumming through the Universe. Like the wind or a whisper, we can sometimes hear it and often feel it. Most of the time, we sense this energy unconsciously without any tangible proof it is … Continue reading

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More about the musical CHESS

The Girl with the golden hairAlready during ABBA’s heydays Björn and Benny had been interested in stage musicals. As part of ABBA’s 1977 world tour they had written a mini-musical called ‘The girl with the golden hair’. Agnetha and Frida … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grandma Donna

Today, May 8, 1924, my grandmother, Donna Mae Clary-Barmes, was born in Boone Township of Madison County, Indiana. Donna at age 6 Donna, senior picture, 1940 Donna with her mother, Mary Belle (Jones) Clary; her daughter, Diana (Barmes) Haas; and … Continue reading

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Last TITANIC Survivor Dies

BOSTON – Lillian Gertrud Asplund, the last American survivor of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, has died, a funeral home said Sunday. She was 99. Asplund, who was just 5 years old, lost her father and three brothers … Continue reading

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A Weekend Of CHESS

This weekend I got to see one of my favorite musicals, CHESS, on Friday and Saturday. The show was produced by the Cincinnati Music Theatre, a good community theatre, but the production was lacking in certain areas. Still, it was … Continue reading

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Fluid Like A River

The journey of water as it flows upon the earth can be a mirror of our own paths through life. Water begins its residence on earth as it falls from the sky or melts from ice and streams down a … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Giving You

Yesterday I took Jose to the dentist, and just as they finished the second root canal – on a front tooth he had broken back in Oregon – the tooth came out all the way. He was in a good … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Giving You

Yesterday I took Jose to the dentist, and just as they finished the second root canal – on a front tooth he had broken back in Oregon – the tooth came out all the way. He was in a good … Continue reading

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Mystery Celebs announced

LOL! Many could get two of the four, especially the first two; however, most could not get the last two. So here they are: The sweetheart next door… ERIN MORAN who played Joni from HAPPY DAYS The neighborhood terror! JAY … Continue reading

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Another Tuesday…

I have been rather tired after this past weekend, but have managed to do a few chores around the house. I have a contractor coming to do some minor repair, fix-up things, as well as adding a ceiling/vent fan to … Continue reading

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Return To River City

I got to do something this weekend that few adults probably have an opportunity to do: I performed in a high school musical with my son and a number of my private voice students. My last time to appear on … Continue reading

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