Let Me Entertain You with Music, Art, and Champagne!

According to https://foodimentary.com, today is a National Peach Pie day. Not that I don’t have a peach pie recipe; I just never got around to posting it. However, as we are on the “Norma” track today, here is a peach Bellini for you,Beautiful People, enhanced by yet another great diva, Montserrat Caballe. Cheers!

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In a love story more tragic than Romeo and Juliet, Norma, the High Priestess of the Druids, is expected to either negotiate a peace treaty with invading Romans, or lead her people against the invaders. There is a little problem, though, or, rather, two of them: Norma’s two children by her beloved Pollione, who is – you guessed it! – a Roman officer. The love affair is, of course, deeply secret, as she had broken her vows when she engaged in this illicit relationship.  What makes it even worse is that Pollione – what a scoundrel! – doesn’t love her any more but instead, is in love with a younger woman, Adalgisa, a junior priestess, or a priestess in training, if you will. To make a two-act, four-hour opera plot short, Romans reject the peace idea (you know those Roman conquerors; they never had a concept of peace in their…

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  1. bingingonabudget says:

    Thanks for sharing, great read. That mid day cocktail also looks fantastic!

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    1. Thank you so much, darling; I am glad you like it!

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  2. purpleslob says:

    Love peach pie!!

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  3. What a Beautiful draw w/music to sit, talk, eat and sip. A most interesting operatic story with a delicious drink and food. Love your icon too!

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment, darling! I am so glad you like it.

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  4. Thank you Dolly. It is a most warm and lavish invite. I thoroughly enjoyed!❤❤❤❤

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    1. You are most welcome, darling – my pleasure!

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