Maria’s Birthday

It’s my baby’s birthday today. I sang a fingerpickin’ version of happy birthday this morning. yesterday we took a bike ride down to piraeus. we rode around the harbor, which is wonderfully empty this time of year, made our way to a lighthouse where a fairly grizzled old guy was fishing for octopus. He would grill his catch, he told us, and eat it with some friends over ouzo.

octopus fisherman

Tomorrow she will go to Cyprus for some performances of the show she currently inhabits, “Plath’s Kitchen”. It will be me and my computer until Friday.

Author: Blaine L. Reininger

Blaine L. Reininger was born July 10, 1953 in Pueblo, Colorado. Then he lived a life. By and by, he founded Tuxedomoon with Steven Brown in 1977. He traipsed around America, tuxedomooning until 1980, when he began to traipse around Europe. As a direct result of all of this traipsing, many musical compositions were composed, most of which found their way to some sort of mechanical device capable of reproducing musical compositions. This was mostly for the good. He now lives in Athens, Greece, where he is content.

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