Ms. CRANKY'S HAT, well, one of them

Ms. CRANKY'S HAT, well, one of them

Saturday, September 19, 2015

The Pope comes to America and gets an Italian entertainer, not an Italian-American entertainer --- how come???

Ms. Cranky finds it ironic, though she understands somewhat, that Pope Francis for his first visit to the United States, will be serenaded while In Philadelphia by Andréa Bocelli who is from Italy, maybe a few blocks away, should they have ‘blocks’ in Italy.

There are tons of great singers, opera and otherwise, in Philadelphia.  There is the Academy of Music which housed an annual Pavarotti Competition for many years; there is a bar-restaurant called Victor’s Café in Philadelphia which grows opera singers.

Okay, Mr. Bocelli happens to be at a conference in Philadelphia at the same time, but, ‘hello’ --- the dear Pope could hear him any time --- in his own backyard (if they have back yards at the Vatican???)  But, come on here, Cranky’s sure Andrea would be very glad to just ‘pop by’ anytime --- ‘when in Rome.’

Ms. Cranky, though trying hard to be understanding, can’t help but think of all the wonderful American singers whose lives would be changed forever with the experience of singing for the Pope. 

But, per usual, no one has asked Ms. Cranky’s opinion.

 Have a great day, a lovely and safe Pope visit, a wonderful Jewish holiday.  

Ms. Cranky

any thoughts greatly appreciated.