Ruminating

Lanford Wilson’s “Redwood Curtain” provided me with one of those moments that made me think about something differently than I’d thought about it before. I love those moments. Even when they make my stomach churn. A young piano prodigy is concerned about the...

Trumped

Correct me if I’m wrong, but it appears as if a significant portion of the populace is seriously considering pounding the final nail into our dying republic and replacing it with what they clearly believe our founding fathers always intended…a reality TV...

Been awhile…

I go quiet sometimes. Not a bad thing. Opportunity to reflect. To process. To figure out what I think, how I feel, in reaction to. In relation to. My favorite line in my favorite film, from one of my favorite plays, A Raisin in the Sun…“Never be afraid to sit...

Dear Glenda…

Rain falling, power going on and off and on and off and on and off and on then off.  And this time it stays off.  So I leave my house and drive.  I love driving.  I was a colicky baby.  How many times was I told I didn’t stop screaming for months after my...

And so it goes…

I have been deeply saddened by the daily reports of deaths in the news.  Some of whom have passed I knew personally and some I’ve simply, but profoundly, been inspired by. I won’t speak about the folks I knew personally because...

C’est la vie

You know what?  No.  It doesn’t simply have to be…that’s life.  Although it is.  It always is.  But I don’t have to just sit back and say…well…that’s the way it is…whatever will be will be…even though it’s...