Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dylan Thomas — dead drunk

I just went to see a theatrical version of A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES. The production had its ups and downs, but the text — by Dylan Thomas — sung even when the staging and acting fell flat. The mind … Continue reading

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No Room In the Inn

How horrible to be homeless on a cold night with pains of labor starting. The cruelty of a world that looks away when it sees the couple desperate to find refuge in which to bear a child. Would the mother … Continue reading

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Coloring Santa

The latest news from FOX is that Santa is white and so is Jesus! I cannot decide to laugh or cry. I’ve put my crayons away for years now. A green Santa or an orange Santa sounds most appealing. Why … Continue reading

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A TINY PRAISE FOR A GREAT MAN

Nelson Mandela is dead. At least his body is dead. His spirit is something else. We will all keep the image of that wise old face with the stunning smile long after this moment. Very few men are both great … Continue reading

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It was the best of times….etc.

Does anyone recognize the opening lines of TALE OF TWO CITIES?? This might as well be called The Tale of Two Americas….We are entering into the season of giving. The problem is that we are giving to the wrong things. … Continue reading

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