I attended a meeting at a small local theatre group, the Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre, this weekend.  It has motivated me to go back to writing new scripts and working to get them produced.  I have high hopes for the opportunity.    

It is very scary, but I am finding life in Midtown with Patricia is suiting me just fine.  Everything we want is within walking distance, and life seems to pull us outside a lot more than when we were in Folsom.  It is like a fresh start for the both of us.  Very nice sitting […]

When I first moved to Sacramento about three years ago, I traveled to different parts of the city and area to learn about my new home.  I found that certain parts of the area “were me”—places where I would enjoy to spend time and even mayber live—and there were certain areas which “weren’t me”. North […]

The word “home” is most often defined as ‘the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household’.    I have come to understand that it is not the physical structure or the location that is the important part of the definition.  It is the part about being a member […]

Does it lessen the sin of being stubborn if you acknowledge the character flaw and am in the process of working to correct it????!!  There are times I realize that the German side of my lineage make me exceptionally stubborn.  My mother once told me a story about my maternal grandfather(her dad) who came from […]

Lord Byron CLXXIII. “She walks in beauty, like the night” SHE walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies, And all that’s best of dark and bright Meets in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellow’d to that tender light 5 Which Heaven to gaudy day denies. One shade the more, […]

At her suggestion, Patricia and I have started a new yearly tradition.  On New Years Eve, we separately wrote down our hopes and goals for the coming year, folded, dated, and put them in a glass pickle jar.  Yesterday, the first day of the new year, we each wrote down one good thing which happened […]

If it doesn’t come from an animal’s mammary gland, it is NOT milk. If you have to use a blender and filter the resulting liquid to make it, it is NOT milk

  This past year has been one of change for me.  I have switched careers and found love again. I have changed residences and taken on new responsibilities.  I have said good-bye to some old friends and hello to new ones.  I have with my love, Patricia, started to chart a new ‘new course’. The […]