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31 May, 2013
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“Summer vacation,” yes? HA Truly, it’s great. Other than schlepping it to the Hyundai dealership this morning (the Finkmobile goes in for its 7500-mile checkup), cleaning house and baking like a madwoman tonight and tomorrow morning, having the Js for …

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List, anyone?

29 May, 2013
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I think I need one. It’s my first official day of summer break, and I’m experiencing the familiar jittery feeling of being “at sea.” Adrift. Purposeless. Confused about which thing to do next. J’ever get that way? Each time I’ve …

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And how

27 May, 2013
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Even with all the politics, the natural and man-made disasters, the budget crises, the crime, and the weaknesses inherent in the system, the United States — to me, anyway — remains one of the greatest countries on earth, and I’m …

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Last gig

26 May, 2013
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Finally, it arrives. The day of my last performance of the year. Huzzah! And our non-air-conditioned high school gymnasium won’t be too much of a sauna, as it’s supposed to be 65 and sunny today. Huzzah! Two tunes, then schoooool’s …

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And another one gone

24 May, 2013
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Another year comes to an end, and I’m thinking about the next seven, and how I’ll feel at the end. Lucky seven. Seven more Christmas concerts, seven more mainstage musicals, seven more Dinner Theatres, seven more spring concerts, seven more …

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