Allons II

23 March, 2013
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And away we go again. Great opening night — one of the best ever. Two shows remaining today, then tonight around 10, it’s another one in the books. Stoney and I play the same record every year after opening night. …

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Finkday Fun

1 March, 2013
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Today, I will go with 70 of my closest friends to the local university’s production of¬†Little Shop of Horrors. Yay! A fun show that doesn’t make you think too much. I’m really looking forward to it. After we get back …

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Today’s Lesson

28 February, 2013
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Let. It. Go. Yesterday was rough. We had a district-wide staff meeting about budget cuts (and possibly — likely, actually — staff cuts). Hard to hear that people and programs might have to go. And I’d be lying if I …

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100th day of school?

30 January, 2013
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Someone just posted that on Facebook. “Happy 100th day of school!” This crept up on me. Usually, elementary school students have some kind of fun, commemorative lesson on the 100th day, having to do with the number 100, or some …

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Aaaand scene.

13 December, 2012
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When the worry and the insanity preceding a performance is over (imagine 113 ¬†middle school singers, a packed hallway full of audience members filing into the theater, and me), it’s hard to describe the feeling of relief, happiness, and in …

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