A fabulous family visit it was. I’m skipping out of here before the Extreme Freeze sweeps in this afternoon, frigidizing the entire Midwest. Repulsive! I can hardly stand to believe the Tucson forecast- HIGH 70s. For a week. Swoon. I’m going to get ready for a garden party. I was so excited to hear that we would have books in house for the event.
We went down to the Symphony last night, to see Leonard Slatkin, in town to conduct The Planets. It was beautifully done, and as a nice touch, they dimmed the lights in the last bars of the music so that the last of the light hung on the stage with the last note, and then went out. The chorus was, presumably, up in the balcony. It was ethereal.
Bill wore the correct tie: