Friday, January 1, 2010

January 1 - Here We Are Again

...Another Year on Blogspot (continuing from, waking up with Harriet at the

Harris Ranch, and departing in the

uncertain sun for points

north of

Coalinga Ridge,

Vasquez Rocks,

Panoche Range,

Los Banos and


Hills (between which,

the estate marketed by Shane P. Donlan, the realtor whose signs inspired the anti-development screed

Business As Usual, Op. 49: IIIc. Shane O'Donlan),

until another straight way is found, straight across the Delta lands of 12 with Diablo as distant Pilot to begin the composition of

The Vespers of 2010, Op. 179, and orchestration of Magnificat, Op. 86: I. Magnificat anima mea (plus trumpet parts for Pini di Surriento and Salome Suite).