Monthly Archives: April 2012

Off to the Symphony

I’m off to the Symphony this evening. It’s the last ticket for this season’s series of concerts. It may well be the last one the orchestra will be playing although I think I’ve seen ads for another concert next week. … Continue reading

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Wndchimes A Success

Since today was the final tutoring sesson for this year, I decided we should have a special arts project. We read the book “Mr. Nick’s Knitting” and I had no project to go with it. So we made windchimes. To … Continue reading

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What’s That Address?

I had an experience over the weekend which was a little offputting. I wanted to address some cards to various friends. I was surprised that I could not remember their address. So I got out my personal address book and … Continue reading

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Talented Young People

The students from the Lutheran high school in Kansas City, MO came to the Lutheran church in Arnold, MO, for a concert tonight. I decided to go. It was an enjoyable evening. I was amused when the director announced they … Continue reading

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Gotta Listen to the Yarn

It’s fairly common knowledge among knitters that sometimes the yarn will speak to you, letting you know what it wants to become. I don’t often hear that from my yarn. Maybe that’s because I’m not listening or maybe it’s because … Continue reading

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Gas Prices

I almost forgot that today is a day for a blog post. Guess that means I don’t have anything all that interesting to say. So here’s a post of snippets. Last night I visited a nearby hospital for a program … Continue reading

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On the Road to Oberammergau

The travelogue at Washington University last night was “On the Road to Oberammergau.” I expected to see scenes in Germany and, more particularly, shots of the famous Passion Play. It’s only produced every 10 years so I think I’ve left … Continue reading

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Get Out Your Red and Blue Shirts

This weekend, you need to have a blue and a red shirt in your wardrobe. Break out the blue one for tonight. The St. Louis Blues hockey team play the opening game in their post season contest. Save the red … Continue reading

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Farewell to Dorothy

I’ve just come from attending the Funeral Mass for a knitter friend, Dorothy Friedrich. She was born in 1919 so had a long life. I looked around the church and counted fewer than 25 people there to say farewell to … Continue reading

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Lenten Choral Concert

Friday evening I attended a Lenten choral concert at a nearby Methodist church. It was performed by their 150 voice chancel choir plus three soloists. I do have to wonder about the size of a congregation that can have 150 … Continue reading

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