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5 Lessons In Having Fun on a Boat

Swinging on a mooring on a beautiful sunny Saturday in Hamburg Cove, just a few minutes from Essex, Karen and I were enjoying some quiet time reading in the cockpit. 483 more words


Laura Giordano & Martin Mitterrutzner, duet of Fenton & Nannetta "Pst, pst, Nannetta" (Falstaff)

Laura Giordano and Martin Mitterrutzner sing the duet of Fenton and Nannetta “Pst, pst, Nannetta” from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Falstaff”. Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, 12 February 2015. 13 more words


Laura Giordano, Nannetta's aria "Sul fil d'un soffio etesio" (Falstaff)

Laura Giordano sings Nannetta’s aria “Sul fil d’un soffio etesio” from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Falstaff”. Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, 12 February 2015.

Nannetta: Laura Giordano
Conductor: Daniel Harding… 7 more words


Breaking Murphy’s Law

I like to think that there’s an alternate universe where best laid plans actually come to fruition; a place where anchors set on the first try, seas lie flat on travel days and spare parts stay sealed and tucked away in the bottom drawer. 748 more words


A Terrible, Perfect Night

Tired, frustrated, and drenched in sweat, I spun the Karen Marie in a tight circle to retrieve my lost boat hook that was lodged in the chain of a mooring ball and now protruded straight up from the water like a big middle finger. 463 more words


Isabelle Faust and Brahms' Violin Concerto - Just Magical

My blog’s subtitle has Brahms in it, and I haven’t even mentioned good old Johannes for a while.So let me correct this by writing about his violin concerto, and my favorite versions. 576 more words

Album Review

New York State of Mind

With summer weekends getting snatched up faster than you can say “we’re going boating,” Karen and I were determined to spend the 3-day 4th of July weekend doing some overdue cruising. 922 more words