Friday, November 18, 2005
Qui tollis pecata mundi
DO I LIKE: Yes, very much. It's really Grown on me.
WHY: Obviously, since we've been singing it all week with COC. We had our first performance last night.
Happy nine-month-birthday, Harrison!
Friday, November 11, 2005
Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior (Gitchi Gumi.) Consequently the Gordon Lightfoot song was discussed yesterday on NPR. Residues of it were in my consuciousness this morning. It seems odd that as I write this I am hard pressed to recall the words or melody.
DO I LIKE? Don't really know it. Not even sure about the title. Seems a little beany for my tastes, though.
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
This morning, I kept thinking
Seid entschlungen Millionen diesen Küß der ganzen Welt.
DO I LIKE? So-so. It's grown on me. It's stirring, but not my favorite of his symphonies.
WHY? No clue. Maybe b/c of COC reh last nite, but we reh nothing like that.
Tuesday, August 09, 2005
In today's edition of, "What did I learn today?" we explore the issue of etiquette.
I stood today waiting for the walk signal at a busy intersection downtown. When the signal changed, a car lerched forward as if to cross in front of me, then stopped. I walked. After I had passed the front of the car, the driver honked at me, moved her cell phone's handset, and apparently uttered some unitelligible oathes regarding my person. I looked to a passing fellow pedestrian as if to silently plead my case. We mutually shrugged shoulders and kept going.
What did I learn today?
I learned that "Even when you do the right thing, there's always someone who will find a reason to be pissed at you.