2011 in Review and Goodbye

Joined Twitter • Downton Abbey Daddycatcher’s 29th Birthday Party •  Benefit Gala Honoring Patti LuPone • Witnessed Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark • Raúl Esparza at American Songbook Series • Daddycatcher and the Big Man’s California Adventure • J.Lo returns with “On the Floor” and “Papi” • Daddycatcher’s month-long funk • RIP Elizabeth Taylor •  Discovered Happy Endings • Cried at The Normal Heart • Final shift ever at the Laura Pels Theatre • Goodbye Blackberry, Hello Droid • The Royal Wedding • Good riddance, Osama Bin Laden • Meeting Darren Criss and Jane Lynch at the Education Through Music Benefit • Cinco de Mayo food poisoning • Rekindled romance with Kathleen Turner • Final Drama League Awards Luncheon • Are James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender ever going to make out in X-Men: First Class?

Weekend in Washington DC • Daddycatcher’s Oprah vs. Daddycatcher’s Husband • Marriage Equality comes to New York • RIP Amy Winehouse • Death Takes a Holiday by Maury Yeston • Mad Men Marathon on NetFlix • Anderson Cooper’s Gigglefest • Long Beach Island • NEW JOB with the Empire State Pride Agenda • RIP Cha Cha DiGregorio • Hurricane Irene • Finally a first-rate Follies • Señor Morado • 10th Anniversary of 9/11 • Sean Maher comes out of the closet • Revenge • Attend a taping of Anderson • Texas Rangers in World Series • 20th Annual Empire State Pride Agenda Fall Dinner • Snow in NYC before Halloween • Berkeley Springs, North Carolina • Thanksgiving Eve • Chita Rivera in The Visit • Ellen’s 12 Days of Giveaways • Daddycatcher’s Final Post

This is going to be my final post on this blog.  As you can see, I haven’t posted in a month and a half.  After a lot of thought, I have come to the realization that this blog has run its course in my life.  I started in 2008 as a way to get my thoughts out into the world.  It brought me a lot of joy for a long time.  Things are much different in my life now.  I have settled into a new job that I can see myself at for a very long time.  I can’t even begin to describe how that feels.  I have been taking voice lessons since August in preparation for a cabaret show next month.  And I’ll be turning 30 in 36 days.  It’s amazing that I am not nearly as scared about that like I was this past April.

I am so thankful for all of my readers! Your comments and messages really enabled me to continue with this blog.  I wish you all the best in 2012!!! I had a great time and a great run as Daddycatcher!

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2 Responses to “2011 in Review and Goodbye”

  1. Kind of figured you were ready to give it up. Thanks for all the theater updates and the Catch of the Day. I wish you and the Big Man nothing but happiness in 2012! See ya!

  2. It’s a pity you decided to end it. I really enjoyed the blog as you talk about 2 of my favorites subjects: men and musicals. Good luck at your new job and hope all the best for you.
    Maybe we’ll meet in NY one day!
    Good luck =)

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