Monthly Archives: February 2014

MY DAY: “Hello”

Every morning, my first alarm on my iPhone sounds with “One More Day” from LES MISERABLES. 45 minutes later, my second alarm is “Hello” from BOOK OF MORMON. This morning, since I’d received the message of delays, and cannot go … Continue reading

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MY DAY: A fine Saturday

What an absolutely fine Saturday. I started off the morning tackling some business items, and then had a phone conference with a producer friend in New York City. Around 9:30 AM, Kevin Rutter, one of my former middle school students … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Home-made apple sauce

I don’t know what possessed me to buy a whole bag of apples, as I am not a fan of apples.  Let’s say, I love apples, but don’t regularly eat them. Applesauce, however, is a different story. My friend, Jeff … Continue reading

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MY DAY: The Cardinals visit…

Since childhood, I’ve always loved cardinals, and my bedroom was often filled with the sound of the resident cardinal singing from the tree next to my room.  Of course, it was great that Ball State University’s mascot is the cardinal. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: End of the day

It was a particularly busy day. I ran several errands, did some housecleaning, prepared to huge pans of homemade vegetable soup, began working on arrangements of show choir medleys, and began teaching at 3 PM. I finished teaching at 9:30 … Continue reading

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MY DAY: An hour of opera

I spent all morning, and early afternoon in bed, actually resting, and napping. Sadly, I do not feel refreshed, or less ‘blah.’  The sinus pressure still nags at me, and the congestion comes, and goes. I did move the stereo … Continue reading

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MY DAY: 2 girls against 1 dad

I woke at 3:45 AM to use the restroom and do a sinus flush. The girls were very eager for something special to happen while I was in the kitchen. When I returned to the guest bedroom, I noticed two … Continue reading

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MY DAY: An under-the-weather-day

For the past several days I’ve been dealing with severe head congestion that has mimicked a sinus infection. This past Friday, I noticed I was sneezing several times a day, and continued with my twice daily sinus flushes, and made … Continue reading

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MY DAY: 1939-2014 and little has changed…

If we all believe the Super Bowl commercial from Coca Cola is raising a stink, take a look at this video from 1939. This really sparked outrage! Marian Anderson, contralto, was to sing in Constitution Hall, the headquarters of the … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Teaching through the seasons…

“If you become a teacher, by your pupils you’ll be taught.”                – Oscar Hammerstein II, THE KING & I Last night, I celebrated the accomplishments of approximately 30 students, and rejoiced at the … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Vague Facebook posts… Super Bowl vs Downton Abbey

“This day sucks!”  A somewhat typical, vague post on Facebook. Within minutes, the drama-folks are begging for information. An evening of vague Facebook posts is about to begin.  I always crack up at the vague comments posted during televised sporting … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Sunday morning cooking…

I love it when my menu falls in place. Well, despite my loathing for cooking, I do rise to the occasion, at times. This morning, I decided to cook some homemade green beans, and bake two turkey breasts.  I placed … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Theatre fatigue…

Yes. I actually have theatre-fatigue. I slept well after seeing last night’s production, THE MAGIC FIRE, at Wright State University.  However, today, I crammed in two productions – Centerville High School’s ALL MY SONS, and then the Schuster Center’s Broadway … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Weekend haul of theatre

In a few hours, this weekend’s theatre-fest will be over. And, what a heck of a weekend it has been! Friday night, Jacob Nickel and Suzanne Grote joined me for Wright State University’s production, THE MAGIC FIRE.  The play, itself, … Continue reading

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