Just before it began there were still two empty seats to my right. As on an airplane, there was some sense of relief that an obnoxious walrus wasn't going to sit beside me. Then, this tall, blonde girl comes down the row and it was one of my favorite Cousins!
I have a theory that we need not plan activities with our relatives. The Good Lord takes every opportunity to to put us together under surprising and sometimes necessary circumstances.
My wife enjoyed the concert and had me prepare a play list of the songs we heard. I had a few and bought the rest on Amazon or iTunes. I reference them to encourage you to buy a particular one by Christopher Cross (and so I don't get sued). It's a fairly new song he released in 2011 called "Dreamers."
As Christopher Cross was performing in jeans, a black shirt, and a black flat cap pulled down on his forehead, I whispered jokingly to my wife if she thought he was an extrovert or an introvert. She emphatically said that he was most definitely an introvert. The thing it, he never really looked at the audience as he shared his beautifully ethereal voice. When he was done, he just walked off the stage without seeming to recognize that he was in a packed amphitheater with cheering fans.
So, I felt a kinship. And he nailed it with this song: