Monthly Archives: April 2012

ATP Book Club

A few days ago Querido Rafa posted a picture of Rafa reading a massive tome.  I joked that Rafa was skimming through Mastering the Art of French Cooking, because the book looks text heavy, he is in Monte Carlo. and he … Continue reading

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Singing again!

I’m not sure that I posted this before, but my voice is 100% back to normal, and I have been singing again for a few weeks! I love it! To celebrate, this is Kiri Te Kanawa singing Exsultante Jubilate by … Continue reading

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Hope, History, and Monte Carlo

Nadal def. Djokovic 6-3, 6-1 He won his 8th (!) Monte Carlo Masters title, an open era record, and his 20th Masters title, also a record.  And just as important, he defeated Nole for the first time in 8 matches.  … Continue reading

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The Problem with Gymnastics

With the 2012 London Olympics approaching, I think once again about the sports I am going to follow.  Swimming, of course, is actually quite fun.  I have such fond memories of the 4×100 relay last time around.   2008 was, as … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again…

Rafa is playing for his 8th(!) straight Monte Carlo title.  His opponent is Nole.  I’m not ready.  So, here’s hoping this gets me in the mood… And this… Nole, when Gotham is ashes, you’ll have my permission to die.

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The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa Cleveland International Film Festival 2007 This is, without a doubt, the best film I have ever seen at the Film Festival.  If my coworkers and I had won the Mega Millions a few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Caravaggio’s Doubting Thomas

I’m not sure what this painting’s exact title is, but Caravaggio is my favorite painter. Hands down. His paintings are so dramatic!

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Now that the film festival is over…

It was a wonderful film festival this year!  The Festival set a record (again!) with 85,000 people attending its showing of 160 full length feature films and 160 short films from more than 60 countries all over the world!  I … Continue reading

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Resurrection of Christ by Raphael

Happy Easter everyone!

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Jury Award Winning Shorts!

The last day of the film festival was spent watching a sample of films that received awards from the 3 member Jury.  Each film received a $1000 prize, and two films, Best Live Action Short and Best Animated Short, are … Continue reading

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