Monthly Archives: December 2015

MY DAY: Christmas break begins

I finished my last lesson by 2 PM, and within 15 minutes I was Skype being with several show choir directors who are implementing my breathing technique.  By 3 PM, I was snuggling with three of the sweetest dogs in … Continue reading

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MY DAY: My Jewish Christmas Tree

Before launching into this amusing story, let me first introduce my student, Sam, an eleven year reproduction of me forty years ago.  We’ve all read the social media memes: What kind of conversation would you have with your younger self? I … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Clouds

Another unpublished blog entry from 2013… In 1989, I wrote a song for my Mary Lincoln musical for a young Abraham Lincoln to sing as a proposal of marriage.  I went with nature, and based it on the John Brainard … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Life passing by

I tripped across this blog item in my draft file… Somehow it slipped through the publish cracks about two years ago. I’ve battled sinus and chest congestion for more than a week, and have returned to a different urgent care … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Flyer is slipping away…

I found this blog post from July 2013, two weeks before Flyer died.  For some reason it never got published…. Monday, July 15th: 3:30am, Flyer had a seizure Teaching day went by nicely 4:14pm, Flyer had a seizure Flyer: did … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Halloween 2015

Halloween 2015 is almost in the books! I’m not a big fan of Halloween, and detest getting creative for a costume. In fact, I’m wearing jeans and a flannel shirt over a T shirt which could constitute as a costume. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: My friend, Sue

This is not any simple hair-tie or ponytail tie: this is a dastardly tool used in the construction of a device used to project water onto an unsuspecting victim.   Ahhhh…. The great joy and humor Sue Branson, a student, and … Continue reading

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