birthday

Ambivalence

On Tuesday, I flipped the calendar to a new month. October. The leaves have turned ever so slightly in these first few days, though the bulk of that work can be credited to September. It is only the fourth, afterall. But as the vibrant colors of fall prepare to overwhelm us, even the most optimistic […] Read more

Birthday Requiem

It seemed like the perfect way to end my birthday. So Sunday evening, I went with my friend, Bess, and her son, Benjamin, to a Giuseppe Verdi concert at Second Presbyterian Church just a few minutes from my house. The church’s sanctuary choir and festival orchestra were joining with the Bach Chorale Singers of Lafayette […] Read more