Every single year for more years than I can remember, Fall has been an incredibly frantic time for me. This year is no exception. In fact, it's a little more insane than usual. I am currently directing two productions - one staged and one murder mystery, working full-time, trying to secure a mortgage so we … Continue reading Another Fall Frenzy
Football season has kicked off officially as of this past Thursday evening when the University of Delaware and Delaware State University faced off at UD. My husband and I were there to watch UD beat Del State and win the Governor's Cup again. We also had the opportunity to see a friend of our's daughter … Continue reading Football Season & Me
Just 47 minutes early of arriving exactly on her due date, our first grandchild, Gracie Rose, entered this world. None of us have been the same since. It's another person to love unconditionally and we all couldn't be more excited! My eyes have been leaking quite a bit this week, but all with pure joy. … Continue reading I’m a Nana Now
When the term "white privilege" first was being tossed around, I found it offensive. What do you mean I'm privileged? I was barely making ends meet. I didn't understand why I was lumped into this group. Though it's a little late in the day, I'm awake now. I now understand that it's a reality. And … Continue reading I’m Awake Now
In 12 days I get back into the whirlwind of auditions, rehearsals, set build, performances and set strike and I can't wait! If I could move up the auditions a week I would as I am that pumped to get started! The audition process is an interesting beast. For the actors it is pure stress. … Continue reading Looking Toward The Theatrical Future
The title may sound overly dramatic, but this topic recently popped up on my Facebook feed and I thought it was worth thinking about for me. So I've come up with a working list of things that keep me going when life is difficult to handle - in no particular order. (Disclaimer - this is … Continue reading What Makes Life Worth Living?
I live in the city of Wilmington. That's probably where things went wrong right from the get-go. I will admit that some of the outskirts of Wilmington are nice, but within the city limits is another thing. Let's start with the violence: Incidents by year (Latest incident: Jul. 30, 2017) Annual Total Year-to-date (Jan. 01 - … Continue reading City Living Is Not All It’s Supposed to Be
Okay, I know I've been awfully quiet on the blog-front for a few months now. Partly that had to do with life getting chaotic. Another part had to do with health. And another part was I didn't know what I wanted to talk about. Let's start with the chaos from early Spring. I had 3 … Continue reading Long time…no blog…