Sunday, September 18, 2005

Practice, practice, practice

. . .in answer to the question in the title of the last post. Or know a world famous conductor who happens to live in Vernon and is taking a group there to perform some of his pieces. Imant Raminsh is having 2 of his pieces performed in New York and was asked to bring a choir with him. He then invited singers from other choirs to come as well and I just sort of tagged along with that group. Can you believe it - me singing at Carnegie Hall - not in my wildest dreams! At least you can say you knew me before I became famous.

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

Huge excitement with the news that I will be singing at Carnegie Hall in March! More later.

Monday, September 05, 2005

Fall Equinox

The lease was up on the old blue van so Ross boogied down to the GM dealer on Friday and picked up this Equinox. We then drove to Penticton to scatter Great Aunt Pat's ashes in the lake. It comfortably fits 5 (although we had a total of 7 in on Saturday night but that's another story) and is easy for the parents to get in and out of. It's our first white vehicle and has AWD and ABS (Ross's requirement). It's one of the smaller SUVs around although the perspective in the picture makes it look even smaller. Should suffice for the next 4 years.

Exploring Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands) proved to be quite a contrast to my recent trip to Croatia. The number of touris...