House Warming

A few weekends ago we journeyed up to Baldwinville, MA to join Kerry & Dave in their house warming party. And those lucky home owners also got to be the cooks. Well Dave manned the b-b-q and the Mom’s covered the other goodies. It was really nice to see the Testa’s again. It was fun to see Kerry & Dave’s place, and hear their ideas for what they are going to do with it. We also got to check out Dave’s new ride to work. Playing with Dr. Phibes was a highlight of the trip. On Sunday we took a hike with Marty, Kathy and Kerry. They are fortunate enough to live literally right next door to a state park in MA.

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Not only can he play serious jazz, but he’s funny

Tonight we went to see Harry Connick Jr. at Tanglewood Music Center. If your not familiar with Tanglewood check out their website. The concert began at 8:00, and we got there at 5:30. The place wasn’t really packed yet. The whole weekend was the Tanglewood Jazz Festival. We were expecting there to be the big screens Tangelwood always has out so those on the lawn could see still. NOPE no screens, which I’m thinking is courtesy of SONY Music. But anyways, Harry Connick Jr. came on, and the music was great. His Dad made a surprise appearance and sang with him. He also had this funny thing going with one of the security guards, who I guess looked an awful lot like one of the Alman Brothers, then he asked if he was with the Doobie Brothers. It was really […]

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Classical Music in the Berkshires

Last night we drove up to Tanglewood to see Beethoven’s 8th Symphony performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The weather held out wonderfully. The only bad thing was we forgot to bring bug spray. We set our blanket and chair and enjoyed a great show. For $16.00 a ticket you can’t beat it. You get to relax, listen to wonderful music in an absolutely beautiful setting.

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