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My Life: Played Out on Broadway

  2017. A lump rises in my throat as my eyes lift to behold Dolly Levi, at the top of the grand stairway at Harmonia Gardens. The audience bursts with applause. Dolly descends in her signature red dress and feather … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 248 – Onset, MA to Berkley, MA

  July 10, 2016 – Clouds, 60 degrees Miles Today: 36 Miles to Date: 12,660 States to Date: 31 Southeast Massachusetts is probably the least appreciated sector of my home state. Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton are often considered … Continue reading

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Sonnets for an Old Century

Jose Rivera’s play, Sonnets for an Old Century, is a collection of monologues spoken by strangers gathered in one place at the end of the twentieth century. The audience knows nothing about why they are gathered. Each character is given … Continue reading

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Chewing Up Our Freedoms by Biting the Hand that Feeds Him

For the past six months, Donald Trump has been the top political story in virtually every newscast. Infatuated by his provocative style, and the ratings it accrued, the media lost all sense of balance. The guy was fun. He animated … Continue reading

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New Years Greetings – 2016

New Year is a time of fresh starts and resolution, the determination to do things better than last year. But 2016 feels different to me, as I am in the middle of things. Rather than seeking the new, I look … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 131 –Florence, OR to Coos Bay, OR

September 13, 2015 – Sun, 65 degrees Miles Today: 55 Miles to Date: 6,828 States to Date: 23 I spent the entire day rolling along US 101 within the Oregon Coast Dunes National Recreation Area. Tall trees shade the highway … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 121 – Aberdeen, WA to Long Beach, WA

September 3, 2015 – Sun and rain, 60 degrees Miles Today: 74 Miles to Date: 6,431 States to Date: 22 Highway 101! My first day on this storied highway. I will follow 101 on and off for the next two … Continue reading

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