Sunday, January 30, 2011

"I Have A Voice!"

The film, The King's Speech -

"You do not have to be afraid of what you were afraid of when you were five."

See Also -


Tuesday, January 18, 2011

"The Black Swan"

The film, Black Swan, addresses peril inherent within the quest for perfection, especially as that perfection is defined by others.

For further contemplation - Black Swan Theory
Also see -
Swan Lake
Golden Globes 
Ballet Dancers and Eating Disorders 
 Eating Disorder

Saturday, January 1, 2011

A Pink Martini New Year's Eve

The drive to Portland proved to be uneventful despite very cold temperatures. The lack of precipitation kept ice from forming on the roadways.

Picked up our Will Call tickets  at about 9 pm and crossed the street to the ArtBar & Bistro, a marvelous establishment open two hours before each performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall .We enjoyed the atmosphere in beautiful surroundings while consuming macaroni and cheese, a delightful vegetarian quiche, and then a scrumptious chocolate cinnamon ice cream with a snicker doodle cookie.

From our table, we could see the "backside" of a very unusual chair

 Okay, here is the front of this highly unusual chair -

 And a view of the room from the chair

And we begin -


To be continued ..........