Tag Archives: adventures of the motley crew

I realized I never posted yet about the May concert

So here you go. 5,000 words. The final concert, the culmination of all the stress building up for the past several weeks, was also on Tuesday of finals week, which only added to it for most people. Olivia and I … Continue reading

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April wrap-up

Reading:  Dante’s Inferno, for Humanities — very good, of course. Perelandra, which I started the weekend church was cancelled because of snow, because I wanted something warm. Also I recommended the Space Trilogy to an atheist Creative Writing major, who … Continue reading

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Last things

Tonight’s our last concert of the season, and the last concert (for the foreseeable future) at which the motley crew will be complete. In addition to a lot of pieces premiering, we’re doing Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture. For good or … Continue reading

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O frabjous day!

I think it might actually be spring now. Yesterday was sunny and windy, of the kind which is exciting and challenging and doesn’t freeze your bones, and today the whole sky is blue and I don’t know what to do … Continue reading

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Liberty and other useful fictions

Er, so much for consistency in blogging. I have been writing a lot lately (Camp NaNo stats are up to 16,000 words, and I don’t count blog posts). The biggest priority has been the paper on Hume and whether he … Continue reading

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I’m running out of witty titles for the “adventures” posts. . .

At rehearsal on Tuesday someone (I think the double-bass) told Dr Rieppel, just when people were finished tuning up, that it was David’s birthday. “Oh!” said Dr Rieppel. “Your birthday!” He left his podium and came to the piano. Bacco … Continue reading

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February wrap-up

Reading: Treekeepers, Susan Britton: picked up at the library, I forget who got it. I didn’t realize until a good part of the way through that it was an allegory, and it’s actually really well done as allegories go. The … Continue reading

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