Election is finally over!

To say that I’m thrilled is a grotesque understatement.  Thrilled that my President won a second term, affording him the opportunity to do the additional work necessary to fulfill as many of his previous promises as he’s humanly capable.  People criticized...

Abroad!

So I arrive in Berlin mid September right on the heels of endless looping news reports of American embassies across the Middle East being stormed, our ambassador to Libya, along with four others being killed, the entire region on the rampage, death to Americans!!!!! ...

A must read

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2009/apr/25/samantha-morton-the-unloved

No strings attached

I cherish my family and friends.  Each and every one of them. They occupy every conceivable side of every conceivable aisle. They are unafraid to be who they are.  To think what they think.  Feel what they feel.  And express their truth. We don’t always agree...

And the award goes to…

If I see one more award show I…well…what’s the point?  Why bother getting worked up over the fact that people in the entertainment industry feel the need to award themselves and each other…every 2 hours!!!!! Yep that’s right.  One award...

Where’s my Oscar nod?

Although I absolutely agreed with everyone out there posting their frustrated comments about Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender and their Oscar snubs, because yes, they’re both brilliant actors and yes, their excellent work in “Drive” and...

Another suitcase…

Well maybe not a suitcase…small carry on bag actually.  I travel light.  VERY light.  I always take just what I need.  Always make sure I have access to a washer and dryer.  Do laundry every few days.  This way I can take enough clothes for 5 days and stretch...

Great news!

The French version of my play, OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL DONUTS (translation by Tatiana Gousseff), will be presented at the Lucernaire theatre (http://www.lucernaire.fr) in Paris, directed by moi, starring Natasha Mashkevich!  Opening night is March 6, 2013!!!!  I’m...

Almost dying can sure wake a person up!

Friday, February 13th, I was just about to go outside to tell my oldest son and his buddy that it was time to go to wrestling practice, my other son was on the couch playing on his iPod, when all of a sudden the left side of my chest tightened and started to hurt....

Holiday shopping done!

Yes, I made it home from my latest European excursion in one very safe, deliriously happy piece!  And dove headlong into SHOPPING!!!!!  I hate shopping.  With a passion.  I grab a cart and wander along aisles debating.  Ultimately selecting gifts that make people...