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Time Warp to April – No Foolin’

So, I left you many moons ago and, as always, a lot has happened since. All of our household members got both Pfizer vaccine shots and now have waited our required time post-second shot. So we are vigilant, but hopefully … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road …

Greetings! So, Santa provided a masked, curbside delivery of Christmas! Since Alek has a Christmas birthday, he usually gets to double-dip, but, this year the pandemic put a damper on all celebrations. I was able to successfully bring Dainis down … Continue reading

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Let the Adventures Begin!

This post will be mostly travel related. The Big Tent Season at Atlanta Opera having ended, the return to Valdosta was uneventful and the home routine was quickly re-established. BUT WAIT. At the end of the Atlanta visit, I received … Continue reading

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Living in a Pod

The “Pod” is what Atlanta Opera designates the living group in which I am Grandpa-sitting Eva while the opera singers are off doing their thing! I’ve been here in Decatur since arriving on October 14. I’ve done this “gig” many … Continue reading

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Atlanta

Greetings from Atlanta! I’m here doing the Grandpa-nanny thing with the fabulous Eva while the Shrader family opera singers (Alek and Daniela) appear in the innovative production of Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis with Atlanta Opera. The final dress … Continue reading

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Happy October!

Greetings! Even here in Deep South Georgia, only 15 miles from the Florida line, it ‘s getting chilly! In the interest of time (yours – reading; mine – writing), I’m compartmentalizing this post with various highlights. Please do comment or … Continue reading

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Long Time Coming – BUT – We’re Back!

Good News! The long diatribe about the trials and tribulations of my ongoing life story is over! (Not my life – just the diatribe!) After allowing this site to become dormant for quite a while, I have decided to re-energize … Continue reading

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If We’re Going Out of Business, I Missed the Sale! …

Greetings! I’m amazed to discover that my last post here was October 14! That’s even pre-election! Sheesh! Well, you missed some important events, so I’ll try to provide a “Cliff’s Notes” summary and time travel us all up to the … Continue reading

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South Bend<--->Ann Arbor, who knows …

Greetings! I took a little time off for a quick, but intense trip to South Bend, then Ann Arbor, then South Bend, then Ann Arbor, then Detroit! I was on Eva duty as designated Grandparent as Alek taught opera classes … Continue reading

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What happened next?

Greetings! So, I left you in the Boston airport on April 25 after the successful recording, editing, and mastering sessions of my Really Short Opera –¬†Frogs Always Get You in the End. (Go over to the music/opera page to hear … Continue reading

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