Archive for February, 2013

Time Tripping

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I'm not saying where this is because I'm afraid of getting in trouble. I know it's very weird taking pictures in a public bathroom, but I just love the 19th century back-in-time feel of this room, and I swear that ...

Who sang it better: Maria Callas or Renata Tebaldi?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

This post is inspired by Mavis’s recent comments about the sopranos Maria Callas and Renata Tebaldi, and who stayed on pitch. This was always (and maybe still is?) a huge debate, I gather. When I was researching the ...

How much does pitch matter?

Monday, February 25th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Normally I would say it matters more than anything. There are all sorts of voices out there, many not traditionally beautiful, but we love them anyway. Actually, come to think of it, someone can have a downright ugly voice, ...

This Year I’m Live Tweeting the Oscars

Sunday, February 24th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

It's an experiment. I think tweeting will be easier and faster than updating my blog, which really isn't the best medium for this sort of thing. So if you want to follow my tweets, click here. Don't you ...

.25 x 29

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I don't want to say where, because I don't want to embarrass anyone, but the other day I needed to pay for 29 things that cost 25 cents each. The person who was there to take my money didn't have ...