When Your Plans Are Interrupted, You Make New Plans

I never check the news when I am travelling. My normal routine is disrupted, I am busy doing exciting things, and so I often will come home to find out that there has been some sort of major event, natural disaster, celebrity death, or presidential election while I was away for the week and I […]

Why We Don’t Bring 4-Year-Olds to Rehearsals

I have a rehearsal this morning.  Next month I am going to be singing the full Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, of which did I did a portion last November, and it requires some serious rehearsal.  This is not a piece for the casual Tenor Dad.  And since Edward’s preschool ended last week, […]

The Roads and Rails Museum of Frederick, MD

My ten-year-old self has just found his new favorite place.  It was completely by accident of course; we went there with the intention of making my three-year-old son very happy.  Bleric Ack had been hunting up fun things for us to do while we were staying with him over Thanksgiving, and this was the top […]