Taking and Making: February 19

Today, I took in:

The first two chapters of The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

three episodes of Person of Interest

 

I made:

the rest of a post on Hidden Figures for Black History Month (really enjoyed writing that one)

good progress on learning some tricky parts of Verdi’s “Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves” in choir

 

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Taking and Making: February 5

Today, I took in: 

one chapter of A People’s History of the United States

the rest of Over Sea, Under Stone

May Erlewine’s albums Mother Lion and Golden

 

I made:

a short post on some visual artists for Black History Month

a silly pose that went over very well with the kids at the after-school center

an effort at singing Italian for the first time for a new piece we’re doing in choir