Monthly Archives: October 2013

MY DAY: ZOMBIE PROM

Photographs on this blog post are courtesy of Ohio Northern University. For the past twenty years I’ve been acquainted with Ohio Northern University’s theatre and music program, I’ve never been let down, once. ZOMBIE PROM could have been the first. Since … Continue reading

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MY DAY: WAR HORSE…

When I first learned the play, WAR HORSE, was coming to Dayton, I was determined to see it.   Early September, I learned there was a special deal with seats for $10 each.  I immediately purchased three.  By October, the … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Hugs

My entire life, I’ve always loved hugs. Nothing has changed at age 49. I love sharing hugs. I love when others share their hugs with me. I especially love surprise hugs from those whom I least expect them. I grew … Continue reading

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MY DAY: ONU Symphony & Disney in Concert

Magic. Music. When you combine these two you always experience something incredible. Last night’s concert with the Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra, featuring classic motion picture scores from Disney Studios, was outstanding!  I don’t think anyone could have left this … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Rough Start

Yikes! A few stumbling blocks have already been encountered. I let the dogs out to potty while I was in the shower, and when I got out I found they had brought a dead squirrel into the guest bedroom. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Saturday’s comin’

A long, busy week came to an end about 4:30 PM this afternoon. I am all geared up for tomorrow. 9 AM – walk over to Lincoln Park Boulevard to take photographs of the Kettering 5K for hunger. 4 PM … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Passion…

“The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there’s nothing to make it … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Gray…

The day began with prospects of being delightfully sunny and cheery. By 10 AM this morning, all that had changed. It’s been an extremely dull gray, wet day here in the Miami Valley. It appears that more rain may be … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Meet Joey from WAR HORSE

Meet Joey, the star of WAR HORSE, up close and personal! Tuesday, October 22  11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Outside the Schuster Center on the corner of Second & Main Streets Joey, the life-size horse puppet from WAR HORSE, will meet and … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Hiking through The Narrows

A few years back, my friend, Mary Tarlano, recommending a really neat place to hike. The Narrows. I am assuming that it’s on Indian Riffle Rd. in Greene County, but I am not quite certain. All I know is that … Continue reading

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MY DAY: “Always look on the bright side of life…”

Arthur: God be praised. We have a quest: to find the grail!   Sir Robin: The quail!  Arthur: No, the grail. The vessel used at the last supper.   Sir Robin: They had a boat at the last supper? Was it … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel

Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Iron Man

I absolutely loathe ironing. I would rather clean the bathroom toilet rather than iron a pair of pants or a dress shirt. Cleaning up dog tracks in the backyard is far more enjoyable, for me, then ironing clothes. In fact, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: My weekend is almost here

It’s been a productive, yet mundane week.  There were many great moments during lessons, but little else happened this week. The highlight of my week was searching for a dress shirt.  The second highlight will be ironing my shirt and … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Horrors are not just for Halloween

It was only about three months ago that I was experiencing the horrors of shopping for new clothes for a former student’s wedding. Once upon a time I enjoyed dressing up, and always looking my best. Now, however, my main … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Simon & Garnfunkel

Friday, I will head down to the Schuster Center to see a Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra’s superpop concert featuring the music of Simon & Garfunkel.  I grew up with their music, and am still a huge fan of their work! There … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Headlights on the sidewalk

It was a chilly, rather brisk walk this morning. When we left the house at 7:20 AM, it was very dark. Within 15 minutes the sun was beginning to shine over the pond at Lincoln Park. As we walked down … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Auf wiedersehen…

Somehow, I missed a tumultuous amount of posts regarding the passing of a very dear friend. Robb Holmes and I met back in 1998 through my friend, Ingrid Malson.  From the start, it was a friendship of great humor and … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Making of WARHORSE

I’ve seen this documentary before.  The Victoria Association posted this today: We’re so excited to start our 2013-2014 Premier Health Broadway Series with WAR HORSE, we’ve galloped on to television! You can watch the very special, behind-the-scenes documentary “Making War Horse” on ThinkTV 16.1 on Saturday, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Maggie makes for late mornings

It is nearing 9:30 AM and I have accomplished very little this morning. In fact, my mornings are running a tad bit late since we have been meeting Marcus and Maggie in the park each morning. But, she is so … Continue reading

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