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Forty Hours

I was forty hours in the car this weekend. Thank God I am an introvert, easily entertained by books and thoughts.

My sister is a classical vocalist (read: opera singer) at Ohio State University, and her senior recital was this weekend. My folks and I drove from South Dakota to Columbus Ohio. She was superb.

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Writer. In the summers, I live and work in the incredible state of Alaska, in the bush community of McCarthy; I pass the winters in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. I'm working on a memoir-based nonfiction book on the American Dream. I blog, quite frequently, and I also have a novel in process, set in Alaska.


  1. erdman31 says

    She had a variety of selections. I appreciated the Spanish selections by Juaquin Rodrigo. Bueno. Bueno.


  2. The drive was pretty grueling, but I think it was really worth it. She has a beautiful voice!
    For D. Ogyen: She sang:
    Quia Respexit from Magnificat by J.S. Bach
    Amorosi miei giorni, Ah, mai non cessate, Luoghi serene e cari, and Freschi luoghi, prati aulenti by StefanoDonaudy
    Ah! non credea mirarti… and Ah! non giunge uman peniero by Vincenzo Bellini
    Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios by Joaquin Rodrigo
    There is a Balm in Gilead and The Gospel of Grace by Mark Hayes
    Song of Praise by Raymond Wise

    All readers should know this: Jon drove on ice for an hour and we are all still alive. The car never even left the road! He was good! Really good!


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