Category Archives: Me! Me! Me!

Singing Classical Music and Being a Hardass Atheist

I am an atheist. The hardass kind. I also love to sing. And a lot of vocal, and especially choral, music is religious in nature.
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An almost perfect day

I flicked the beetle off my neck, and it fell down the front of my shirt. When I flicked it out of my cleavage, it landed in the whipped cream on top of my waffle. Continue reading

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Thwarted

Things I did not do yesterday evening: Dishes/clean kitchen Fold and put away laundry Practice for choir Practice individual repertoire Clean the fishtank Trim Evil Kitteh’s nails Blog It was still a pretty good evening, all things considered.  I had  … Continue reading

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Procrastination

There are three things I really need to do tonight: Dishes/clean kitchen Fold and put away laundry Practice new music for choir Things I am likely to do tonight: Clean the fishtank Attempt to trim Evil Kitteh’s nails Work on … Continue reading

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Winston and me, siblings in song-fail

I’ve been having ongoing troubles getting my voice working. Before the round of antibiotics I sounded like this guy: I’m quite a bit better now, but the fail still sneaks in from time to time. 

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Swine Flu Paranoia Strikes Again

So about this choir that I’m in again….  We have a splinter group that goes around and sings at seniors’ lodges and extended care facilities and such-like during the holiday season.  It’s a lot of fun, because, well, singing! plus … Continue reading

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A Whinge – Verdi, Rouse, and Dr. Seuss

So this choir I joined.  We just finished doing the Verdi Requiem, which was a lifetime-highlight experience for me.   Now we’re in the final phases of preparing for our Christmas concert.  Not nearly so thrilling.  Not every composition can be … Continue reading

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