Monthly Archives: February 2018

MY DAY: It’s a Sunday

It was a restless night, but a return to bed after feeding the dogs and my self-seemed to cut the edge of tiredness. The sinus infection seems to have abated and my infrequent cough is productive. The rain, which has … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Rainy days

Since Thursday night I’ve nurses myself against a sinus indirection. It’s still a standoff but I’m afraid it has dipped into my chest. I’ve spent a good deal of time in bed surrounded by three dogs and my son’s cat, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Gotcha Day for Chief & Navi

Seven years ago on a chilly Sunday afternoon, Son No. 4 and our dog, Flyer, drove through the east-central Indiana countryside after a weekend visit with my mother which included a winter percussion contest for Son No. 3. This huge … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: Rigor-mortis

My mother posted this witty meme this morning and it reminded me of one of my grandfather’s police stories. Grandpa Leroy was on third shift duty at the police department when a call came in that a hearse had hit … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: A visit to Salzburg

Friday night I got to see one of my favorite musicals on stage at The Schuster Center, THE SOUND OF MUSIC. This is one of those musicals that can either too dramatic that it feels like painful constipation or too … Continue reading

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MY DAY: It is Wick

It’s February 13th and the evening sun is beginning to shift its way back around to the point where it floods my study with brightness, forcing me to close the curtains during my teaching hours. The wintery scenes, even snow-covered, … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: Watching the Alps come together

Karen McLain and I are sitting In the Schuster Center watching the load in the touring company set , THE SOUND OF MUSIC, as part of the Bagels & Broadway. What a neat thing to watch, while reliving memories of … Continue reading

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