I TOOK A KNEE

I TOOK A KNEE

I am not a gracious Boston sports fan. I remember watching football and hockey with Mom on our 12-inch black and white TV. She’d yell and complain when fights broke out or egregious, violent penalties were made. I yell and complain whenever a play doesn’t...
WE ARE MOVING

WE ARE MOVING

My granddaughter’s third grade class hosted a wonderful event yesterday afternoon. Each student researched a Massachusetts person of interest. Cora’s was Deborah Sampson – a Massachusetts woman who fought in the Revolutionary War. I kneeled, quietly thrilled, hearing...
I’M NOBODY!

I’M NOBODY!

Yesterday I met a little gal who is a distant relative to Emily Dickinson. I didn’t know that when she revealed what she loved best about Ms. Dickinson. She recited, mostly from heart, Dickinson’s poem, “I’m Nobody! Who Are You?” After hearing her marvelous...
ONLY 60+ TO GO!

ONLY 60+ TO GO!

‘Tatterhood the Musical’ is a project I’ve been developing since receiving an Artist-in-Residency Award from the Margret and H.A. Rey Center, where I completed – in 10 days of uninterrupted work, alone, in a beautiful three story home by a river – its...
SERIOUS BREACH

SERIOUS BREACH

Stayed up for the Bruins game last night. Back in the days of Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito. Gerry Cheevers, Pie MacKenzie, Derek Sanderson, Johnny Bucyk and the like, I was a die-hard Bruins fan. When on school nights Mom dismissed me from our 12-inch black and white TV,...