Monthly Archives: November 2014

Black Friday / Holiday Festivities

I remember previously remarking the first Christmas did not take place at Walmart….so how did we get from a lowly manger with a homeless family finding temporary shelter to people trampling each other to death to die objects which — … Continue reading

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Hen’s teeth – Enlightenment is as Rare As

It is always amazing that people think they know what is best for everyone. Enlightenment must be easily obtained to have this general knowledge as to what works for everyone else in the world. That’s for some. To me that … Continue reading

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Mike Nichols Directing

People die everyday. Some are important to many, some are important to few, and some to none. Mike Nichols was definitely important to me although I never met him. I did not become important enough to work with such a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Dante

Stant Litore’s gorgeous musing on Dante (DANTE’S HEART) reminded me of my own fascinations with that singular poet….I found two pieces today amidst a shaft of papers when I was going through old writing…. FLORENCE No one can second-guess Dante. … Continue reading

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Polar Vortex Spinning Fast

The whirlpool of Life is making stronger currents, pulling us into the Winter with an icy hand. I don’t mean just in a climate sense, but wars and disease and poverty across the world have their own currents. This time … Continue reading

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Farewell, Brittany

It is always sad when anyone leaves this life, especially one so young and vital as the woman who became the face of “right to die.” People think making such a decision is easier when it is put in the … Continue reading

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