Little mournings, and little celebrations

January 7, 2011

For we sentimental types who, during our last days at work, or our last few weeks at an apartment or home, or one’s last few months in a job, think to ourselves: Gee, this will be the last time that I [do something]. Little mournings, and little celebrations.

After seeing my teaching schedule for my final year at UCLA, I realized that this will be the last year that I teach music theory, and that no longer will I ever teach another graduate analysis seminar, or a course in electronic music.

And as we decide what to do with our home, we keep realizing: this could be the last time that we …

Little mournings, and little celebrations. Sigh. I’m certain I can survive!

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