Going to pick up my alterations on Saturday, I walked by the Spanish Riding School stables, where the famous Lipizzaner Stallions are housed. Later that evening, I attended a concert at the Musikverein by Concentus Musicus Wien, with Nickolaus Harnencourt in full majesterial conducting mode. I think I saw God that evening.
Great-aunt Esther is 101 today. This is incredible.
She walked into her birthday party on Sunday under her own steam, and enjoyed the festivities, so I’m told.
From the party on Sunday, four days shy of 101: