"Today it's official! ( May 10, 2013) I am officially a permanent resident of Ecuador (as well as a citizen of the USA). The long wait is over and at last the party can begin!
Seeing today is the birthday of both Brahms and Tchaikovsky, I'm taking suggestions of what music of theirs to play for the celebration.
Many deserve thanks, but the biggest goes to Francisco Guayasamin, who saw me through the bureacracy from beginning to end."