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The whole purpose of this whirlwind trip to Austin was to see John Prine in concert.

Dancing Mandolin Player, my two Austin sons and I drove downtown to Bass Hall, located on the University of Texas campus right behind the football stadium.

We arrived a few minutes early, before the box office and the “Will Call” window opened.

I had ten extra  minutes to pray that I hadn’t been scammed by a ticket website last December 8th.

At 6:30 I received my four tickets and two minutes later we were in line to get into the building.

“Wow,” one of the volunteers said.  “Nice seats!!”

Sigh of relief.

 We ate in the cafe.  We browsed John Prine’s merchandise (DMP bought a hat and a cd), we found our seats:

A-Row Center.

Be still my heart.

John Prine at Bass Hall.  Photo by DMP. John Prine at Bass Hall.

He sang for two hours without stopping.

Bass Hall…

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Riffing on Proust with Fiona Prine

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Image FIONA PRINE

GRRRL Advocate,  Friend, Vagina Warrior, Thistle Farmer

What is your favorite word?
We

What is your least favorite word?
Fine

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Tears – all kinds of tears.

What turns you off?
People who don’t love children.

What is your go to self care strategy?
Alone, all alone…

What idea most changed your life?
That wine does not always help.

Who is one of your grrrl heroes?
Carol Burnett

Why?
Is there another??  

Reveal one thing about yourself that people would never know from looking at you.
My knees are weird.

I am both deadly serious and extraordinarily silly.
A GRRRRL is wild funny quiet strong tender and precious.

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