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From My Sketchbook – Rhymes and Doodles

His glasses were mucho rad,

Too, too cool to be a fad.

They made such a great impact, 

I sketched him after the fact.

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Friday’s Thought – On Architecture

“Architecture is the thoughtful making of space.”

(Louis Kahn)

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My Favorite Things – The Early Fruits of Summer

I’ve had a hectic two weeks – including playing 14 Wicked shows and a trio concert in Vermont – so tonight I am relishing having a teeny breather before we head off to Saratoga, NY for more fun with New York City Ballet.  Escaping the heat and noise of the Big Apple is quite welcome at this time of year.  Speaking of fruit, my appetite was piqued on my short stay last weekend with my mom in her cottage in New Hampshire.

Here’s what’s flourishing in her garden right now…

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Friday’s Thought – Looking for the Silver Lining

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”

(Maya Angelou)

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Friday’s Thought – Simply Put

“Words are but the signs of ideas.”

(Samuel Johnson)

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Friday’s Thought – The Naked Truth

“There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.”

(Agnes Repplier)

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Friday’s Thought – Moments of Perfection

“To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.”

(Walt Whitman)

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