A Day in the Life of a Nutcracker
You might think the life of a Nutcracker is an easy one.
Nights filled with adoring fans ….
and days filled with relaxing activities…
But the role certainly has its ups and downs…
So, yesterday, when I felt I just might be starting to crack, I took a few deep breaths and went to the Lawrence Public Library.
Margo, the Youth Services Assistant, did not even seem to think I was nutty for asking her to read to me.
With my morning jitters gone, I started to feel a bit sleepy. I thought about taking a nap, but I have nightmares about scary rodents this time of year.
In search of a bit of a pick me up, I wandered into a local coffee shop called Z’s Divine Espresso.
And what to my wondering eyes should appear?
A Nutcracker Mocha on the menu so near!
Feeling energized and inspired, I was ready to join the grasshoppers and snowflakes in the dressing room. I may have even started to miss Fritz a little bit…
Whether this is your first year of seeing The Nutcracker or your fiftieth, I hope you get swept away by the majestic soldiers, mischievous
rodents mice, and a flurry of snow this holiday season.
Until next time —