February 25 - Looking Up, Despite It All

Home with Harriet, acquiring and re-visiting Vanya on 42nd Street (1994, a film of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, 1897) and all is lucky (despite the summer string of five temps in the 70's ending with a high of only 63 today) -- including the daily 21st-Century Music work, pdf of Merton Songs 18, and composition of Psalm 88 (a synthetic mode --- C-D-E-G-Ab-C-Eb -- rhythmically off-kilter spin after Peter Cornelius's like-named liturgical work and Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 9: II) and The Decameron (respectively pages 2 and 27).