Take me out to the ballgame

We went to see the Washington Nationals last night. I lucked into four tickets through work, so Steve and I brought Seth and Ross. It was hot and steamy and sticky, almost unbearably so, but we were very brave and (mostly) stoically suffered through it until the middle of the 8th inning, at which point … Continue reading Take me out to the ballgame

Come hear Handel’s “Messiah”

IT'S TIME AGAIN FOR shameless self-promotion. Well, it isn't exactly self-promotion: I am part of a much larger group, the National Philharmonic Chorale, and we are presenting Handel's Messiah on December 16 and 17, 2017. Together with the National Philharmonic, and four fabulous soloists, we do the whole thing, start to finish. (Well, most of … Continue reading Come hear Handel’s “Messiah”

Haiku Friday

It seems silly to restrict haiku to Thursdays. When the muse strikes, I pay attention, and this morning I experienced seventeen-syllable inspiration during an unusually easy drive to work. If you've ever commuted in the DC area, you know the times when traffic is likely to be heavier or lighter than usual. I would not … Continue reading Haiku Friday