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I thought I’d do a quick post for some general updates.


First – something my FB friends already know – I didn’t get the gig.


This is the life of a performer – always more rejections than offers.  That’s just the way it works.  Yes, it totally sucks.  But you kind of either have to get used to it, or get out of the business.  It’s just unfortunate that I had to travel so far to actually get to this audition, only to feel the all-too-familiar rejection.  But I’m trying to think positively – I got to enjoy a couple of lovely days in Vienna and see some of my friends while I was there as well.  Everything happens for a reason, so perhaps there’s more to all of this that will play out in the future…


Second, I apparently picked up a nasty cold while I was there (my sore throat started on the plane ride home) and I’m having to take heavy duty cough medicine to keep from hacking up my lungs.  I hate coughing this much.  It’s SO bad for the vocal cords.  So I’m now in full singer paranoia mode – not because I have anything coming up on my singing schedule, but because all this coughing is freaking me out with worry that I might be causing some kind of damage to my cords.


And I just wish that on this trip I could have made it over to France – and flown home from there.  Even if I could have seen Miloš for a few hours, I would have considered it to be worth it.  Sigh…


In the meantime, I’m back to my “normal” life in the States for now.  Trying to keep busy while counting down the days until I get to head overseas again.  Just two months to go until I get to see my handsome man again.  My daydreams of late are all about us together in the warm sunshine by the lovely Adriatic Sea.  I hope those two months fly by.





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Jennifer was initially drawn to Europe for two reasons: music and love.  She lived in Vienna for four years, and now calls Croatia home for much of each year, as she married a native Croatian. Since 2015, Jennifer has worked as a tour director and cruise director on European river cruises for a major American travel company, and has become an expert in all of the cities along her routes on the Danube, Rhine, and Main Rivers. She also has traveled to Disney World almost every year since 1985, and knows Disney World inside and out. As a travel agent, Disney World is her primary specialty, and she has helped many Disney newbies and veterans have amazing trips with her insider information.

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