Opportunists seeking to undermine the average citizens’ right to challenge environment damaging permits, tacked on an amendment to the much anticipated Everglades Bill HB813 in the final hour of the Legislature session that ended March 22, bypassing public debate and now awaiting the signature of Governor Bush. The amendment sponsors, incoming Senate President Jim King […]
Such as it is More or Less Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) occupied a lot of my head space in the 90s. I read, re-read Leaves of Grass like I consumed the KJV Bible growing up. He started out as a newspaper reporter in New York, but his passion blossomed into a free-style poetry, so […]
To Whom It May Concern: 22 June 2018 During a graduate playwriting workshop for my MFA with the University of New Orleans (2008), I wrote and workshopped a play titled, The Captive (working title). At the time, my life took many downward turns (business failures, my husband got cancer and died, etc.). Also, I needed […]
The fire keeping me awake this dark morning is on the peak of a mountain ridge across the Upper Ojai Valley in Southern California from where I sit on a deck that didn’t burn in the fire when it came through here.
In 2010, Terry Lipman directed interviews with Conrad Reeder, Roger Nichols and others, for a documentary about John Denver titled, What One Man Can Do. Unfortunately, dear Terry died not long after this interview (you can hear his questions). Many thanks to JoLynn Long for sharing footage.
Mentoring a Creative Writing Class for weSPARK has been a remarkable experience for me, and I feel very blessed and honored to have met some wonderful people in this process.
Just a couple of tracks from Fugitive Blonde daze….
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As I watch all the political hype and tears (on both sides) the day after an election that will spell total gridlock for yet another two years… (Is John Boehner crying because of people suffering and dying in senseless wars–or is it more likely he’s relieved that he can now pay back the $50 million […]
The long-suffering fans of the New Orleans Saints can celebrate tonight for their big Super Bowl win 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts! Hallelujah!!! Special send-out to all my UNO buddies…. (And “geaux” is a cajun nod to “go”– AHHHEEE.