Monthly Archives: January 2016

Opting for Opera – Turandot

Chance.  Usually there is someone behind every action that helps facilitate an opportunity.  So it was with my first experience in seeing at opera in January 2016.  With the generosity of someone who could not make the Season ticket Opera … Continue reading

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“The Ties that Bind…”

“Since the death instinct exists in the heart of everything that lives, since we suffer from trying to repress it, since everything that lives longs for rest, let us unfasten the ties that bind us to life, let us cultivate … Continue reading

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“To be or Not…” National Theatre’s Performance of Hamlet in Review

Pumped.  Anytime Hamlet is to be shown, I get excited.   Next to my favorite all time Shakespeare play of all time, The Twelfth Night.   I also love the fact that many people are brave enough to modernize scenes, switch around … Continue reading

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Crane on the Sidewalk

One of the best times is the times I walk my dogs – at night – in the AM, in the quiet of the weekends – time to reflect, contemplate, refresh myself and think about opportunities not yet realized.  If … Continue reading

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Steeler Sentiments 2015-2016

Thank you.  Pittsburgh, you continue to be the city and team of many cities and countries around thw world. You gave us heart when we couldn’t find ours. Major injuries occurred and you continued to trudge through the mire, when … Continue reading

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Stores of Stories

Day Two Reading marathon, whoa, wow and WHEW!  Sunday – Steller Steeler Sunday, two books down for the 24in48 hours marathon, blpwn away after reading All the Light We Cannot See, and anxious to reveal the stories of ancient Indian … Continue reading

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Six Hours into, Yes, a Reading Marathon

Yes, I was creative and crazy enough to do the Rock ‘N Roll Marathon in San Diego, and I loved it, and finished relatively well – finished and all!  (and for a Great cause – Leukemia!) Now, we are looking … Continue reading

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“Yardsticks By Which Our Lives Should Be Judged.”

1988.   Ten years old.  I don’t remember a solid picture but I do remember in slow motion like a slideshow. My grandparent’s house in Shaler, dressed up and not understanding why – a long black limousine pulls up in the … Continue reading

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Oldvidarte – Ways to Not.

Over and over and OVER.  I think I finally know how to learn Spanish.  Sit in a Mexican Bank and anything is possible.  So it was Tuesday, after about 2 and a half hours with three people cutting in front … Continue reading

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2016 – a Result of 2015 and Countless Years

I like the fact that 2016 is – even more so than ever – a result of the year before and honestly, all the years before that.  As the very first post of 2016 – and many say, you will … Continue reading

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