Category Archives: Mount Elbrus

Russia – The Run

(Aug. 2, 2012) Minarets dwarfed by the rising mountains as we wind a slalom course through cows in the road, “Final Countdown” blaring from the bus speakers. I am back at the foot of Elbrus. I had spent the previous … Continue reading

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Russia – The Climb

Finally, my much-delayed post about climbing Elbrus. The 3 weeks after I returned were such a flurry of rehearsals, concerts, recordings, and advocacy, that I really didn’t have time to collect my thoughts and write. So, let’s go back in … Continue reading

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Think On This While I’m Away

                                  It’s been a while, I know. Too long. I’ve been up at Saratoga playing opera, and spending as much time as humanly possible … Continue reading

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