Sunday 29 November 2015: learning, etc…

Babe
Bab

Valerie went back to Columbus, and I studied Russian and had a lesson with Daniil at Troubadours, at 214 and Lorain.

At lesson at Troubadours
At lesson at Troubadours

Sharon made a delicious dinner of chilli.

We watched TV, and Babe continued to break us in…

We check out "Babe".
We check out “Babe”.

The 28th of November 2015:learning, eating, observing

At the restaurant
At the restaurant

I studied Russian, and then had a Russian lesson with Daniil.  I write a daily blog of my activities (in Russian), and we go over it, making additions, corrections, and perfecting pronunciation.

Russian Culture - Petersberg
Russian Culture – Petersberg
More Russian culture...
More Russian culture…

In the evening, Sharon, Valerie, and I went to L’Albatros for supper (see picture at the top)

Back home, I worked in the basement office while watching basketball and football.

And Babe (our adopted dog) is breaking us in

in the family room
in the family room

Friday 27 Nov 2015: Exercise and entertainment

At supper
At supper

I trained back and tris at the gym, and then in the evening, Sharon and I went to Severance Hall where we ate at the restaurant, and heard another World Premier, as well as Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Fawn” and Berlioz “Symphonie fantastique”

Before the Berlioz
Before the Berlioz

Babe stayed home with Valerie, and Allen and Sarah arrived.

We check out "Babe".
We check out “Babe”.

Thursday 26 November 2015: Thanksgiving Day

over the river and through the woods...
over the river and through the woods…

I got some things done around our house, and then Valerie, Babe, Sharon, and I went to Allen (Son) and Sarah’s (his wife) house for Thanksgiving supper.

Sarah & Valerie
Sarah & Valerie

We drank wine, and her Aunt and Uncle came over, so we drank more wine.

Uncle Les & Allen
Uncle Les & Allen

We ate supper – served with wine – at the dinning room table.

table
table
Allen
Allen

After dinner, we sat around, and drank wine.

Valerie & Sarah
Valerie & Sarah

A fine day, and Babe did fine!