Sean and I met at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. It was not a simple courtship (are any?), but very little is simple when you’re working in summer stock and have the relentless deadlines and pervasive spirit of temporariness. Eventually though, we made it past the distractions and the monumental chip on my shoulder to discover [...]
It doesn’t matter whether I am reading to them, they are reading to me or we are just together near books—times stands still and my heart swells. Today a piece of my heart stayed in a quiet aisle in Lake Placid.
Thank you, always, to books.
This time of year brings out a lot in people—not good, not bad, just very at-the-surface things. There are traditions and aversions, old wounds from years past and new hurts to survive. We move through the paces not knowing who might be hurting and who might be at long last feeling the effervescence of hope. We [...]
Labor of love is kind of a tired phrase, isn’t it? I’m guilty of doing that thing where you use incredibly descriptive words to assign more importance and depth to a thing, sometimes more for my own benefit than for those that I am talking to. Maybe I put the girls off to finish drafting [...]
I think I’ve mentioned that we have a retail store in downtown Glens Falls called Nine Authentic Goods. If you go and do things like read the shipping information, you might catch little wisps of my writing. If you tour the products you’ll see me, Sean and my friends, you’ll experience a thing/place/idea that came to [...]