The Lost World

What once was lost… must now be found! Either that or I’ve got to quit theater cold turkey. No more acting. Nor Writing. No Viewing. Bye Bye, Spotlighting. Everything must go or I’m going to go crazy because every time I get involved in a show and get swept up by the magic of it…

The Suitor, The Rose, The Dove and a Thug

The Suitor, The Rose, The Dove and a Thug. Or as I once named them – Colin, Aria, Aria and Colin. This weekend, my amazing little boy and beautiful little princess are making their second appearance on stage in less than a year – in the big Gateway Youth Production of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The…

Silver Lining

  “Let me tell you, I know you don’t want to listen to your father, I didn’t listen to mine, and I am telling you you gotta pay attention this time. When life reaches out with a woman like this it’s a sin if you don’t reach back, I’m telling you its a sin if…

Winter Warmer

Timed right, a good old-fashioned batten-down-the-hatches blizzard can be just what the doctor ordered. Midweek through last week, a perfect storm of elements was starting to come into play in my life. On Wednesday morning, I woke with a tell-tale nagging scratch in my throat that told me a winter cold was on fast approach….

Snow Daze

In January 2005, Andi took off on a trip for LA to visit our friend Jen. At the time, she was 4-months pregnant with Aria, and no sooner was she gone – 3 feet of snow was smacked upside our head. Well, that’s not entirely the case. What happened was when she left – early on…

Big Screen in ’13

It’s that time again. The time of the year when I shake my Magic Eight Ball (and NO – I’m not talking about my shaved head, smart guy!!!) – and look over the months ahead to come to choose the five movies I ABSOLUTELY have to see on the big screen in 2013. The funny…