Category Archives: music

Michigan Sojourn

While growing up in northwest Ohio, I never thought much about Michigan. If pressed, I knew it was home to Detroit, Greenfield Village, and Michigan State.  My knowledge of Michigan expanded over time as I was introduced to the University … Continue reading

Posted in Dulcimer music and groups, friendship, Interlochen, Knitting, Knitting Stores, Michigan, music, theater

Budapest and the not-so-blue Danube

Our Music Lovers tour included several days and nights in Budapest. To be honest, before this trip, I knew very little about Budapest and wasn’t too keen on going there. But I’m so glad we did!  Let me see if … Continue reading

Posted in Budapest, museums, music, Travel and Tourism

More to see in Vienna

We found Vienna easy to navigate, thanks to tips from our guide, a good map, and an excellent public transportation system. Whether traveling by U-Bahn or Tram, the system proved efficient and comfortable. One of our destinations was the Vienna … Continue reading

Posted in music, Travel, Vienna

On to Vienna

Soon after our arrival in Vienna, we followed our tour leader to the U-Bahn (underground railroad) and rode to the center of Vienna.  St. Stephens Platz was quite busy when we emerged at street level, but our eyes immediately went … Continue reading

Posted in music, Travel and Tourism, Vienna

In Mozart’s…and Beethoven’s…and Haydn’s…and Liszt’s Footsteps

In keeping with our recent interest in musical tourism, we traveled to Austria and Hungary as part of a tour called “In Mozart’s Footsteps,” led by Professor David Nelson, of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. It was a … Continue reading

Posted in Mozart, music, Salzburg, Austria, Travel and Tourism

Wandering the Wabash

This past Tuesday we set out on another trip to northern Indiana, this time to hear La Petite Brise, a baroque ensemble, perform at the Honeywell House in Wabash, Indiana.  It was a beautiful spring day and traffic was light … Continue reading

Posted in Indiana, music, Travel and Tourism

Here Comes the Parade

Last year a good friend of ours joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area Awesome Original Second Time Arounders Marching Band. Perhaps you’ve seen it before, marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  After hearing about the band, we wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Florida, music