I have a science friend who used the term social distancing a month ago. I listened to her. I thought of my sis in a nursing home situation, the sister I visit daily, and thought to myself, I need to do this. Two weekends ago, I skipped a Motown review at a large theater and… Continue reading The Upside of Self-quarantining — Is There One?
A year ago, I performed with 49 other members of the Blackhawk Chorus and the California Symphony at the Lesher Theater in Walnut Creek. Since it was so much fun being up on stage while the Star Wars theme and other John Williams songs were being orchestrated, I thought I should start attending the symphony… Continue reading Season Tickets Jinx
It’s that time of year, with holiday events jam-packed into three short weekends, since Thanksgiving was the latest if could possibly be, the fourth Thursday, November 28th. I was able to attend my singles’ party for the first time in several years. My chorus usually performs on the first Friday night in December, but not… Continue reading Oh, What a Weekend!
On this 15th day of the monthly challenge of a blog post a day, I have reached the letter P. Everyone else is doing the letter O, but I skipped J since I couldn’t think of a post that started with J. Right now I am getting lots of promises: a date for Thursday, a… Continue reading P is for Promises
I’d never heard the expression “bucket list” until the movie of the same name came out in 2007 with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. Since then I’ve heard people, everyone from Medicare seniors to elementary-aged kids, name things on their bucket list. I had a bucket list moment last night, although I didn’t know I… Continue reading The Bucket List
I am usually quick at decisions, and I am happy with them. No, I will not jump out of an airplane. No, I will not go on that upside-down roller coaster. Yes, I will dance with you. Yes, I will come to your party. Every now and then I get myself stuck between the little… Continue reading The Conflict Within