I’m afraid I was a little glum and cranky yesterday. I know I’m hard to be around when I’m like this. I finally retreated to the organ bench to isolate myself. I read through music. I haven’t had much of a chance to this yet with the Pasi. Before I knew it, an hour had passed. I quickly rehearsed upcoming music then went home.
Eileen is planning on canning tomatoes today. I need to get some steps done toward being ready for the first choir rehearsal a week from tomorrow.
My copy of The Stillness of the World Before Bach by Lars Gustafsson came in the mail yesterday. I am truly spoiled.
This article inspired me to think more about the trees I see. The huge tree in our backyard is obviously a Maple. But what kind? I down loaded a tree i.d. app for my phone this morning. I do like trees, that’s for sure.
Another Sci Fi guy bites the dust.
I am appalled of course by the President’s pardon of Arapaio. Of course he is elderly (and retired I guess) and is only doing symbolic damage at this point.
George Smiley and Other Old Friends Return in John le Carré’s ‘A Legacy of Spies’ – The New York Times
Coming in September. Yay!
Some interesting stuff in this. Comments are also worth browsing.
I listened to this podcast this morning. I’m not sure what I think of Lilla’s approach.
Then I found this interview by Remnick: