May 8th, 2008


Self-Portrait with Tambourine

The big, shocking result on American Idol last night was that there was no big, shocking result. Many times before at this stage in the season, a popular finalist has been sent home because viewers assumed he or she was safe. This happened to Tamyra Gray and also to Chris Daughtry. Some critics had feared a similar oversight would endanger the two Davids, Archuleta and Cook, who are considered the front-runners.

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Sunday was my Dad's last day in town, and he met The Gryphon and I at our place around noon. We drove in my car to The Philadelphia Museum of Art, where we had tickets for the special Frida Kahlo exhibit, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the artist's birth.

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