Friday, August 27, 2004

"Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble ..."

"Fillet of a fenny snake/In the cauldron boil and bake ... " The words of the "second witch" in act one, scene four of Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Feed your brain at a casual and free discussion of the Bard's play at the Shakespeare Theatre next Sunday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m.

On the dais at this "Windows on Shakespeare" event will be Jonathan Gil Harris, Associate Professor of English at George Washington University and Jef Hall-Flavin, assistant director of the theatre's production of "Macbeth." Call 202.547.1122 and press 4 to reserve a space. These discussions are pretty popular, so dial early.

Tahoe sunshine: It's a bit chilly here in the Sierra Nevadas - 57 degrees at 10:30 a.m. - but warm enough for a run, then a dip into the lake. The sky is a clear cerulean blue, the mountain air is crisp, and the trails are uncrowded and scenic. What more could I ask for?! Blog to you later.

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