January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...
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Ellie has spent most of her life waiting patiently. But this time, she is the one who will go first. And while she waits, we will wait with her.
Folks often said to me, "Oh, you're a teacher -- that's so great! You must love it! It must be so much FUN!" and I would look at them, force a smile, and decide if this person was worth an explanation on what teaching is really like.
It did not occur to me when I referenced the "venerable Kronos Quartet" in an earlier blog, that I would run into David Harrington, founder and musical director of the Quartet, a few weeks later.
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