Archive for March, 2017

Choral Chameleon

Sunday, March 12th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I went to a performance by Choral Chameleon on Friday. It was such an exciting, inventive program. The music was beautiful, and I saw and heard things I'd never heard before. I wish it wasn't too late ...

I Still Have Mice

Saturday, March 11th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I don't know where they are coming in from, and I have to decide what to try next. I also learned yesterday that my building is on a block that has been designated a "rat resevoir"!! Mother of ...

A Former Dancing Queen

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I passed by an entrance to what must be a nightclub. Dancing was always one of my favorite things to do, but my clubbing days were so brief. First, I went into rehab and had to stay away from ...

Discovering Samuel Barber

Monday, March 6th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

My choir is doing a piece by Samuel Barber this spring, Prayers of Kierkegaard, and I just love this beautiful, haunting music. Am I the last to know about Barber? His music is gorgeous. I've been exploring ...

Gearing up for Fact Checking

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

My book about Blackwell's Island is the most fact-heavy book I've ever written, and I feel completely intimidated by the fact checking job in front of me. I've learned over the years that no matter how careful you are, ...