My diagnosis with Parkinson's Disease in September 2009 at age 80 gave my life a new focus and challenge. Finding ways to meet this challenge helped make 2010 the best year of my life. I hope this blog will be a place where I can connect with others who also are dealing with aging and its afflictions and attractions so that we can share our "experience, strength and hope."
January 29, 2014
Why Am I So Delighted to Have Missed the State-of-the-Union Address for the First Time in Decades?
Because last night -- after decades of attending ballet performances at the Kennedy Center as a season ticket holder -- I witnessed the most nearly perfect performance I've ever seen: the Mariinsky Ballet's "Swan Lake," starring the extraordinary Alina Somova.
In last night's performance, Somova was partnered by another fantastic dancer, Vladimir Shklyarov -- NOT the fellow shown in this clip:
Here's more info about the talented Russian beauty.