Hamilton: A Dream Realized

Greetings friends! We took our trip to New York City. It was fabulous, wonderful, memorable. We were so fortunate to be able to stay right in Times Square and loved walking around, gawking at the sights. If you are a New Yorker, I’ve heard you do not like Times Square. Did you know that mentioning... Continue Reading →

Weekend in New York City

Hello friends. It is been a long time since I have devoted a blog to Hamilton. But now is the time. Actually, the blog devoted to Hamilton will probably be next week. Today, I am thinking (with pleasing expectation) about our upcoming trip to New York City this week. It has been nearly one year... Continue Reading →

Let’s Play “Get to Know You”

Greetings friends! I have never really done a "Who am I?" blog. If you already read and follow my blog, thank you; you are awesome! And if you have read things I have written, then you might already have a sense of what is important to me. I live in the Washington DC area, with... Continue Reading →

Field Trips and Death in Miserable Musicals

In high school I loved art class. The art teachers had created a student club called the Aesthetics Club, which comprised a bunch of students who joined to go on field trips to Broadway Musicals in New York City. We probably did other stuff, too. But let's face it: Broadway. When you live in a rural Pennsylvania town, the... Continue Reading →

Making America Smart Again: Science

On Earth Day, I attended the March for Science in Washington DC. It was a rainy day, and many signs parlayed the rain into witty observations rallying around science. Considering the rain, I was very impressed with the turnout. The speakers were good, Jon Batiste played, and the whole event had a very chill vibe. Also it... Continue Reading →

Getting a Beat Down for Reading

Since I love Hamilton and it's creator, Lin Manuel Miranda, I wanted to share a post (and a song or two) that references reading and it's power straight from Lin himself. Before, during, and after Hamilton the Musical's release, Lin really wanted to open the musical's songs up to artists and musicians for interpretation and performance. That... Continue Reading →

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