Wednesday, August 26, 2015

when the dog bites

There is no way Mother Superior would've advised Maria to "climb every mountain."


  1. Oh, I don't know about that. What better way to solve a problem like Maria than having her get unfortunately lost in the mountains?

    1. I had not taken into consideration that the Rev Mother just wanted to get rid of her! That's good, very good. "Off you go, dear. Let us know what you think. Wear sturdy shoes."

    2. Be sure to ford every stream so you get chilled?

  2. Given the story's pedigree (see below), I wonder about the entire implausibility of the storyline, but that is probably my hostility toward feel-good musicals based on terrible moments in history. And your posting nevertheless puzzles me, but I'm smiling about it.
    From Wikipedia:
    The Sound of Music (1959) is a multiple Tony Award–winning musical by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Many songs from the musical have become standards, such as "Edelweiss", "My Favorite Things", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", "Do-Re-Mi", and the title song "The Sound of Music".

  3. The Sound of Music was the first English-language film I saw in the cinema. I was 5 years old, and fell asleep.Falling asleep to The Sound of Music has, since then, become something of a tradition.