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An Opera, My Fourth Martini, and Politics

Yesterday afternoon I went to see La Fille Du Regiment at the Capital Center for the Arts with Alice (who was well-entertained, in case you were worried). The opera was accessible and enjoyable – very funny and surprisingly moving by … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Know About Flash Events and Flash Mobs?

A friend sent me a link last night that had me lost for a chunk of time … looking at flash events (like the Philadelphia Opera Company’s offerings of Random Acts of Culture), and flash mobs (similar but more spontaneous … Continue reading

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Independence Day

I’ve never been real big on the 4th of July, truth be told.  The Civil War was more my thing.  Internecine warfare was, after all, what we cut our teeth on.  Hard to get it out of your system, once … Continue reading

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B-ball Schedules, Misc Stuff, & a Modest Proposal

Sorry for not keeping better track of the women’s b-ball slate on TV … we totally missed the boat on that Tennessee-Georgia match-up (and could easily have watched).  Darn!  Here’s the schedule for today (Central time … remember.) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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Bookeaters on the Road

The Bookeaters traveled to Portsmouth yesterday where they discussed Ethan Frome at Brazo … after most had attended the Live at the Met performance of Berlioz’ “Damnation de Faust” at the Music Hall. Thought the Music Hall was cold enough … Continue reading

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A-Okay Today

Everything seems to be working just fine this morning – and my mood is definitely better than it was this time yesterday!  Added a cool translation widget (with thanks to the field negro for the idea. (They do my heart … Continue reading

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