Monthly Archives: June 2008

Two Wright Photos…

I love these photos of the Wright family taken in June 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds during the Dayton Celebration. Behind the delegation’s grandstand are bleachers holding several thousand school children forming a “singing American flag.” Below…Bishop Wright is … Continue reading

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The Wright Journey…

Orville, Katharine & Wilbur Wright. 1909 It was August 1999 that I was on the tale-end of a three week vacation when I ended up on the Outer Banks.  The previous weeks I had been to: Niagara Falls through the … Continue reading

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FDR's Grandchildren…

As I work on the Wright Brothers’ musical, I have a DVD running, FDR: A Presidency Revealed. Super documentary with tons of personalities sharing Roosevelt history. Of particular interest to me are two of Franklin & Eleanor’s grandchildren. Curtis Roosevelt, … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 28th…

Getting ready to shower and head to training for the update of my adoption license.   I finally hit a point last night where I could just write no more on the Wright Brother musical.  Normally I can go strong … Continue reading

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Time moves on…

The hands of the clock are once again moving…   Red River Valley arranged and adapted by Arlo Guthrie From this valley they say you are going We will miss your bright eyes and sweet smile For they say you … Continue reading

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Some favorite musical theatre videos…

Here are several of my favorite videos from some musicals… Josh Groban singing “Anthem” from CHESS (rehearsal) Julia Murney and Sutton Foster singing “I Know Him So Well” from CHESS (rehearsal) Sutton Foster singing “Someone Else’s Story” from CHESS (rehearsal) … Continue reading

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Resetting the clock…

Donna Mae Clary-Barmes  (May 8, 1924 – June 27, 1992) Donna Mae Clary. 1940 Today marks the anniversary of the passing of my maternal grandmother. One of the dearest, wittiest and most remarkable souls I have ever known. Grandma Donna … Continue reading

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