|Cooking with Truffle-infused olive oil. I'm so classy.|
|Black bean and spinach "muffins" (for lack of a better term)|
for my breakfast this week.
|Whole wheat pumpkin bread for the inevitable carb-loading.|
|I used that olive oil on this tomato/basil/goat cheese pizza|
and it was pretty much as heavenly as you'd guess.
|Mom's garden is coming along nicely.|
|For International Women's Day, I listened to some music|
by women composers my Music History classes failed to
teach me about.
|I don't normally share quotes on Instagram, but I like this one.|
|Bench pressing. : )|
|Monday selfie. I like my new eye makeup look.|
|The stages of waking Millie from her mid-day nap.|
|I love this face.|
|Smoothie and Mozart for dinner. Must be Sac Choral time!|
|It all makes sense to me.|
|High A. At least he didn't give us any B-flats in this one.|
|It's rare that I have to stop for a train on my way to/from|
the Large Suburban High School.
|This train lasted a while.|
|Another selfie. Why not?|
|We did a fundraiser at Jack's, so that was dinner sorted.|
|More awesome women composers. Hildegard's music was|
|Rockin' the jammies-and-no-makeup look.|
|Rain!! Not a lot of it, but still.|
|Boots and leg warmers kind of day.|
|My computer at work has been HORRIBLY slow lately. So is|
Lynn's. The wifi is overtaxed.
|It was starting to hit me that I only had a few days 'til I'd be|
doing my next half.
|Watching the Soyuz landing on NASA TV.|
|Never too far from Mom.|
|This pillow is for propping up my Kindle.|
"No, this pillow is for ME. Purrrr."
|Prom jewelry, a marching band uniform button, clarinet pin|
...odds and ends from high school.
|"You have a day off?! WE CUDDLE!!!!"|
|Throwback Thursday to Baby Meg.|
|I spent some time finishing this on Thursday afternoon.|
|In the evening, I had to go in for 8th grade Electives Night.|
I love these kids. They did everything.
|My choir room tree...showing signs of spring.|
|Thank you for making my leaving SO much easier.|
|I stopped at Safeway, fell in love with a duck, and...well,|
you know how I am.
|We've started a choir tradition of having breakfast during our|
midterm and final. So I offered up my Snoopy waffle iron. You
know I love those kids when I make three batches of waffle
|When we have midterms or finals, 3rd period starts at 7:45.|
|We rehearsed for the first hour, and spent the second hour|
eating and watching a movie.
|I didn't even have to man the waffle iron. One of my girls did.|
|I came home to find Mom and Dad chatting with our neighbor|
Don and his beloved Dixie.
|We all love Dixie. She's adorable.|
|Friday night: Rehearsal at the Sacramento Community|
|I had a few minutes, so I wandered over to Capitol Park.|
|Sign of the times.|
|The back of the Capitol.|
|EVERYONE ignores this sign. I got a fellow singer to take|
this pic and we had a good giggle.
|Soon to be filled with wonderful music.|
|Just me and 160 of my closest friends.|
|When he wasn't playing, one of the French horn players|
worked on the crossword from the funnies page.
|Ready to sing!|
|Woke up to some Millie Love.|
|My Shamrock'n outfit.|
|I checked into my hotel room at about 1:00. The Hyatt is|
|Stepped out on my balcony to enjoy the view of the Capitol.|
|I took a walk over to Midtown, taking many pics along the|
|That bridge, rendered in mosaic? I ran across it TWICE|
|My mission--go to Fleet Feet to pick up my race packet.|
|I love Street Art.|
|One of a kind.|
|K Street Mall, over behind my hotel.|
|I went back to my room for an hour to relax.|
|Then it was back to the theater for some rehearsing. Seems|
like all the signs around the theater get ignored.
|Dinner of champions back in the hotel room between|
rehearsal and call time.
|Backstage in my Goth Anne of Green Gables dress.|
|Back in my room for the night. There's the cupola lit up.|
|Very Tired Soprano.|
I'm already off to a huge start for this week, what with today's race--Half Marathon Number Two! I can't believe I do this stuff for fun.