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Monthly Archives: October 2007

Master of Her Own Destiny

Look, I know, it’s been 10 days; and before that, it was 10 days. It’s just that work is crazy, and I was in the hospital (maybe you heard) and I’ve just had a lot on my mind, and…oh, I know, there’s no excuse. Well, hopefully this will whet your whistle: Earlier tonight, Dina was [...]

Homecoming!

It’s weird teaching high school sometimes. How can I explain? Well, you know all of those awkward, strange, beautiful, and painful moments you experienced between the ages of 14-18? Imagine having to vicariously relive them every year of your life. Having to awkwardly feign school spirit, having to watch as teenage relationships bud and blossom, [...]

ER (but not as sexy)

Yes, y’all, I had a brush with my chronic disease over the weekend, and I prevailed! Nothing like getting an abscess lanced without any painkiller to perk you up on a Saturday night. Yummy! And now that I’m home, I want to thank all of you who called, texted, emailed, visited, and just thought well [...]

blown away

I came home late tonight from rehearsal and found this on my dresser: And while I usually at least make a attempt to seem subtle about touting my daughters’ brilliance by way of irony or humorous anecdote, there’s no way to sugar coat this one: this poem is freaking amazing. I assume you can decipher [...]

boogie woogie bugle a-hole

For reasons I can’t quite get into now, I ended up singing this entire song (with the original lyrics, not my amended title above) in a show the other night. And then I got to thinking about it, and I started actually considering the narrative, and I got really pissed. Consider: * Yes, it sucks [...]