Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cat Rules

(with gratitude to Suzy Becker’s Dog Rules) The cats are not allowed on the kitchen table. The cats may get up on the kitchen table, but not when we are eating. The cats may get up on the kitchen table … Continue reading

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Current Singing Project: “Complainte de la Seine”

Kurt Weill wrote “Complainte de la Seine” in Paris in 1934, which may have been the darkest time of his life. Just divorced from Lotte Lenya, the love of his life, and driven from Berlin by the Nazis, who hated his politics (actually socialist) as much as his ethnicity (Jewish), he stayed in Paris for a year or so before fleeing Europe entirely.
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