Category Archives: reflections

2015: The Year That Nearly Broke Me

I generally don’t make resolutions. But as I sit here writing this post on New Year’s Eve 2015, I can’t help but wonder if I shouldn’t make a few for 2016. I think we can all stand for a little goal setting, don’t you?

However, I will acknowledge this past year was not normal. The things that hit me in 2015 were situations over which I had little control. My Achilles tendon decided it had had enough,

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Art and Life

One of the things I do at my day job is co-direct the student dramatic production.  It can be tremendously frustrating, but it’s also very rewarding.  The kids put everything they have into the production and our most recent play was no exception.  However, this year, my co-director and I tried something different.  We brought on a student director, student producer and student technical director.  Each of the positions was filled by an experienced senior and they were expected to take on portions of the production.  

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The Harpy Returns

I kid you not.

I was out and about last week when I ran into the infamous Harpy.  You remember her.  I wrote a whole post about her comment that I wasn’t a real writer because I write romance.

Well, guess what?  She read the post and she was upset that I painted her in such an unfavorable light.  When I saw her she said, “I can’t believe you were so angry because I expressed my opinion.”

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