Saturday, September 11, 2010

September 11 Update

The play was absolutely fantastic.  We were lucky to get tickets as every performance has been sold out - probably it was a cancellation that lead to Tom's picking a pair up.

In the director's words:

“The idea which has stayed with the piece is looking at these people who at the darkest times in American history have poured light, who have shown good about America during times that are very bad about America,” says Jo Bonney, the play’s Australian-born director, who was sworn in as a U.S. citizen four days after Barack Obama was sworn in as president.

Read more at  I wish everybody in the county could see it, especially people in Arizona.  Though I have to say that my favorite character was the 15-year-old Sacajawea (Saca-chihuahua?).

Also today, filed under "Things that I wish I had written":

Michael Moore Read Michael Moore's If the 'Mosque' Isn't Built, This Is No Longer America

Another Year . . .

. . . closer to Medicare. They sure better not raise the age any more before I get there. Following Leo N's lead yesterday, today I am 3A, which leaves just 7 years to go.  (I'm not sure that "3A" works as well as "35", being more obviously in hex.)

This afternoon, we're heading to Ashland to see:

Then maybe we'll wander the streets of Ashland and have an early dinner. I'm thinking

Sounds pretty good today.

There is a sidewalk sale going on at

So much yarn, so little time . . .