Preflight observations

11 April, 2014
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Four days and counting until I report to the school house at 7 p.m. as well as 7 a.m., so we can board the charter buses and blast off to NYC. It’s surprising how many people think I’m nuts for …

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Fun escape

5 March, 2014
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Y’know…seems all I’ve been thinking about lately is this show opening in 25 days, and how much rehearsal time we’ve missed due to snow and playoff games, and how much work remains before we can even fathom putting something onstage …

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It’s May

2 May, 2013
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…and every teacher knows what that means. No, I’m not talking about how it’s the final full month of school before summer. Of course not. I’m talking about May being Field Trip Month. Everyone and their teacher goes on field …

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Robert who…? II

18 April, 2013
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I’m doing a unit on the blues for my 5th grade music class. They’re enjoying it, and so am I, actually. This week, they’re writing their own verses, some of which I get behind the keyboard and sing for them. …

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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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