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By Sir Rudolf Bing

Sir Rudolf Bing - who, for twenty-three years, used to be common supervisor of the Metropolitan Opera residence.

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Silence and watching were as much a part of our conversations as were words. I found myself nodding in agreement as her eye locked on to a polished rock in the gift shop or a diving float slipping freely from its mooring. By the end of the week, we had spent most of our time together at Yopemika. On the last day we agreed to meet at the fountain after the candlelight vigil in the forest. I said that no I wasn’t going to become a missionary in Africa and she assured me she wasn’t moving in with migrants in Union City.

Scotty stepped out of the car, gesturing us to follow. He walked to a wooden fence, hung his letter-jacket on a post, and stepped over. We followed suit, the Duke leading the King and his entourage into a wet field and the invading smell of pigs. “Gentlemen,” he said. ” Below us, a dilapidated shed, a large pond, a mud haven, and a pen of porkers stirring at our encroachment. ” Scotty said. “Find a favorite to talk with, share some swill, whatever your pleasure. There’s more than enough for each of us.

She shook her head. “I am of my time, and happy,” she said. ” I’ve wondered. Maybe my mother was a woman caught between two worlds. What would that have been like? I can only imagine that on some evenings, with her family around her, or at least scattered among places she knew, she would be in total harmony with the falling sunset mixed with the regular chimes from the Methodist church. I can also imagine her efficiently arranging with a secretary a series of conferences on women’s rights to be held following her own talk to the Ball State faculty about the work of her peers in the Muncie factories during World War II.

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