BESIDE ONE ANOTHER

BESIDE ONE ANOTHER

I spoke with a friend and learned aspects of living in Hopkinton I have not encountered. For 32 years I have not been aware of encountering Hopkintonians who, living into their fallacy of ‘other’, silently turn heads away when greeted by some; of country clubs and...
LESSON LEARNED

LESSON LEARNED

I was singing the name song, ‘Willoughby, Wallaby Woo, an Elephant Sat On You’ – second song in my concert last Sunday. I changed ‘elephant’ to ‘dinosaur’, never liking the visual of an elephant sitting on me. Dinosaurs are extinct and did come in all different sizes....
GOING THE DISTANCE

GOING THE DISTANCE

I played piano for fifty auditions last night and was particularly inspired by one auditoner.  It was her first time auditioning for a play. The sheet music she handed me had only the melody written in oversized note heads with note names emblazoned on each – a...
COSMIC YES

COSMIC YES

There’s an organic beauty to the Patriots play. It’s awkward trying to illuminate this sense. At times it feels holy. How else can organisms come back from unfathomable odds? (Keep it in context, Manda.) And I don’t think I’m speaking from the privileged place of...