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Sunday afternoon concert

March 29th, 2015 at 11:13 pm

I took my mother out to a violin concert featuring the renowned violinist Che Ho Lam. He's played at the White House (Obama's inauguration) and Carnegie Hall.

It was an hour of really great music. I loved watching him play, most of the time with his eyes closed.

If we saw him at venues like those, chances are we'd be peering at him through a pair of binoculars. But at the intimate Richter Center (seats about 50), we sat in the FRONT row and were just 5 feet away from this amazing master on the violin, accompanied by pianist Jiyang Chen.

I washed my car earlier and later noticed bird poop on it.

I am making something in the slow cooker for dinner, a stew with potatoes, cauliflower, sundried tomatoes, red kidney beans and coconut milk. It should have been done by now and is taking a really long time to cook so I am settling in with a glass of kefir and an apple.

Back to the grind tomorrow. I haven't scheduled any vacation time until May but I sure could use it, and have felt this way for weeks.

Tomorrow night I may catch Birdman, one of last year's top 10 movies, which is playing at our $2 movie theater for a limited time.

5 Responses to “Sunday afternoon concert”

  1. Petunia 100 Says:

    That concert sounds wonderful! What a treat. Smile

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Lucky you at that concert! Definitely schedule time off, it makes such a big difference when you go back afterwards.

  3. scfr Says:

    The concert sounds fantastic!

    And darn those birds ... I swear they look for the cleanest car to poop on.

  4. CB in the City Says:

    My grandson's violin teacher is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Last Christmas, at the recital, she treated our little group of parents & grandparents to a violin solo. It was amazing! Beyond amazing! I count it as one of my most awesome surprise experiences!

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon!

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