GETTING THERE

GETTING THERE

It’s a curious thing, writing a script. Since receiving an artist-in-residency grant from the Margret & H.A. Rey Foundation for writing a first draft of a musical I’ve had in mind for decades, I have been working the script and songs. I started this last...
LUCRATIVE INCOME

LUCRATIVE INCOME

I spent this past Monday morning in Salem District Court, at the suggestion of a police officer in October. His was not just a random suggestion to a passerby. I was given a ticket for blocking an intersection I had no indication it was unlawful to block. After I told...
LEARNING AND MOVING ON

LEARNING AND MOVING ON

I find myself feeling more and more pressed down by the actions of this present presidential administration. This wall is getting heavier and heavier. I feel like, for the next two years at least, I should strap myself up to one of those automatic air pumps, so I can...
A GOOD NEIGHBOR

A GOOD NEIGHBOR

There are several regulars who walk routes around Hopkinton. Runners too – running, that is – but this entry is about a particular walker. I believe the woman walker is a bit younger than me. Perhaps by a decade or so. My husband mentioned seeing her many times...
THE POWERS-THAT-BE

THE POWERS-THAT-BE

Sometimes the powers-that-be choose for you. I played a gig last Saturday night here in Hopkinton at Bill’s Pizza. It’s been a few decades since I’ve played a restaurant. In the 80s I was in a few Top 40 bands and played clubs/restaurants/bars from Connecticut to...