Reaping the social whirlwind


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Astrid Fritzsche

As is generally the case during the last few days of a visit to Vancouver, everything has been reduced to an untidy but highly enjoyable attempt to see as many people as possible before I am dragged across town to the plane ride east.

Today, I am to see my first ballet (The Nutcracker at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre) before attending a gratuitously carnivorous New Year’s party. Tomorrow will be my last chance to meet up with anyone. Posts with substantive content will resume when I have more time to devote to such things.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Ashley January 2, 2008 at 10:57 am

Cough, sputter… your *first* ballet?!?

R.K. January 2, 2008 at 8:58 pm

What did you think of the ballet?

Milan December 5, 2008 at 4:59 pm

It was interesting, though quite impossible to follow the plot entirely on the basis of what happened on stage.

Milan August 18, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Not flying because of climate change definitely limits the frequency with which I can see friends in other places.

Still, it seems remarkable that six years and seven months passed between when I last saw Astrid in Vancouver and when we spent an hour walking together in Toronto today.

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