I missed a couple of days' posts, because I was ...traveling to New Zealand! The trip involved flying from Indianapolis to Houston to Sydney to Queenstown, where Justine picked me up and drove me to her beautiful home in the countryside outside Wanaka.
I brought Maestro Beethoven himself with me along on the trip.
Here he is at the Indianapolis airport:
And here he is on the outskirts of Queenstown. He looks ready to preside over rehearsals and performances of his ten sonatas for violin and piano, doesn't he?