The news over the weekend that Supreme Court Justice Scalia died, has put American politics into a whirligig of absurdity and hypocrisy. Valentine’s Day, on Sunday, can often be viewed as a saccharin example of hetero-normative commercialism. Oh gosh. I’m … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Performance
Here in Columbia, we’re still remembering and hearing the beautiful sounds of You Are My Sunshine. Thank you Terry Galloway and Donna Nudd!
If you want to be energized, watch this performance of Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech from 1851, by Alfre Woodard. I take great pride in the fact that I teach at a school founded in the same … Continue reading
Although I’m inclined to post a photo from the Vanishing Georgia collection, given the wonderful discovery of this archive through Melanie Kitchens-O’Meara, I thought I would share a photo of one of the lovely lady slippers here at The Mountain. … Continue reading
Help-Portrait is a wonderful convergence of photographers helping those in difficult times remember and move on.
As I head to a Performing Artists retreat, the call to create resonates with me especially and particularly.
Happy 100th Birthday, Lucille!
I remember all too vividly the Saturday morning I found out Paul Newman had died. I was overcome with grief for a man that I admired so very much. On some level, I also grieved for the world– the acting … Continue reading
I know that most people may not be able to pinpoint a single song that is their favorite of the moment, let alone favorite of all-time. I don’t have such a problem. In college, I was introduced to the … Continue reading
My neighbor is a Grammy winner! Well, not my neighbor now in Missouri. Well, actually, we never actually lived next to one another. Let me explain… I grew up in Lebanon, Ohio. Lebanon is home to Woody Harrelson and his … Continue reading