Thursday, April 5, 2012
Four (silly) confessions
First confession: my dishwasher isn't the best at actually washing things, so sometimes, I spray my dishes with Windex before turning the knob to "start." I am determined to believe this helps (even though it probably doesn't). I like to think of myself as a quirkier, messier Martha Stewart...
Okay. Fine. I am not like Martha Stewart. Not at all. In fact, I usually feel kind of like this dude when I am cleaning (or doing anything remotely domestic):
Second confession: I have entered 20 Shabby Apple giveaways within the last three days (which means I have WAY too much time on my hands). Hey, I may not be able to afford pretty dresses, but maybe I can win one or two. Don't judge me.
Thirdly, I crave chocolate...everyday. I don't always indulge (but I often do).
And lastly, I have impossible dreams, like performing the lead in Evita on Broadway. I've memorized the entire musical, so I'm fair game for the part, right? (I can seriously sing the whole thing. And I do. All the time. Just ask Damian. Sometimes, he tells me to be quiet. How rude).
So, I'm devastated that today is the first performance of the Evita revival in New York City.
Oh! How I wish I could be there.
I just read this fascinating interview with Elena Rogers, cast as Evita. She is Argentine and says she landed the role partly because when she sings a song like "What's New Buenos Aires?", she knows what she is singing--she can see the city in her mind--and the audience can see that in her eyes.
Can someone PLEASE fly me to New York? Now? I want to see Buenos Aires in Elena Roger's eyes.
And now you know more about me than you ever wanted to know. Good night and thank you (whoever).
(First photo by Martin, Second photo from the National Archief, Third photo via Shabby Apple, Fourth by Lizzie, Fifth photo of Elena rogers in Evita)