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Tristan or How did we get on this boat anyway?
09 23 2016

Tristan or How did we get on this boat anyway?

I must have been very young when I first learned of the romance of Tristan and Isolde, probably it was the version of the tale wound into the Le Morte d’Arthur which is still my favorite- lots of passion and lovely knightly medieval detail. I assu…

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Getting ready for holiday sales
08 26 2016

Getting ready for holiday sales

Today, I noticed my holly bush is full of red berries! (It’s late August).Someone asked me: how soon do I start preparing for the holidays business wise?So, I created this schedule to share, both to make me feel organized, maybe help other busine…

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Remembering the Moment
06 10 2016

Remembering the Moment

Sometimes when you’re involved with a big project, it’s good to go back and remember why the heck you’re doing this in the first place. I’m working on something important, what they call a "sales page" for the Opera Bracelets website. It’s a way to…

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Summer reading list – Opera Style
05 26 2016

Summer reading list – Opera Style

I hated the school provided summer reading list. I mean HATED.Mainly this was because it got in the way of my own list that I had compiled all year. Now that I had the time, because school was out, I had these dumb requirements in my way of readi…

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I'm Dreaming of an Opera Festival!
05 20 2016

I'm Dreaming of an Opera Festival!

This week I’m following along with the Opera America Conference virtually through the live streaming they make available. One subject of conversation was using the concept of festivals to create interest and excitement. They presented examples of…

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And I’ll tell you how that opera is Greek….
04 29 2016

And I’ll tell you how that opera is Greek….

So, in anticipation of seeing the Met Live in HD of Elektra, I wanted to do a little reading up to give me some background.But, unexpectedly, I found a lot of opera plots woven in there! Here goes… Source: WikipediaOnce upon a time, Greeks went to…

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