Archive for February, 2014

Why do I love the Oscars so much?

Friday, February 28th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

I really don't get it. For years now I haven't seen most of the nominated films. I used to go to the movies constantly and I went to pretty much every movie released every year, but for some reason ...

Boychoirs and Amadeus and Confutatis maledictis

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Leaving aside for now the fact that girlchoirs don't get the same attention, I just heard about a new movie called Boychoir, which has an amazing cast and is about to start filming. I loved the French movie, The ...

Behind the Scenes of a TEDx Talk

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I've been meaning to post about what goes on when you are invited to do a TEDx Talk. The first thing that happens is you're sent a set of rules about what you can and cannot do, and guidelines in ...

Randall Thompson and Everyone’s Happy

Monday, February 24th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I love this quote from Randall Thompson. "I put the notes on paper: they sing it; they are doing something they love to do, just as I have been." Everyone wins. Everyone is happy. Thank you ...

Marine Traffic

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I don't remember where I learned about this site, Marine Traffic, but I'm kinda hypnotized by it. It tracks all the ships at sea. You can look anywhere in the world, click on all the ship icons and learn ...