Storytelling Magic

When Gabe and I met is a little unclear to us. It was most likely during a meeting with the Cochise Art Club. I was trying to dig up students to audition for Measure for Measure that I was planning on directing during the Spring semester 2018. I had seen him act in The GlassContinue reading “Storytelling Magic”

My Wilderness

“People are hard to hate close up. Move in. Speak truth to bullshit. Be civil. Hold hands. With strangers. Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart.” ~ Brené Brown, Braving the Wilderness “The paradox is one of our most valuable spiritual possessions … only the paradox comes anywhere near to comprehending the fullness of life.” ~Continue reading “My Wilderness”

Rigid or Pliant

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” ~ Robin Williams “They say best men moulded out of faults; And, for the most, become much moreContinue reading “Rigid or Pliant”

Shakespeare for Any Situation

“There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” ~ William Shakespeare “I have good reason to be content, for thank God I can read and perhaps understand Shakespeare to his depths.” ~ John Keats “But what if Shakespeare – and Hamlet – were asking the wrong question? What if the realContinue reading “Shakespeare for Any Situation”

To Do a Shakespeare Play or Not To Do a Shakespeare Play

“The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.” ~ Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own “If men could see us as we really are, they would be a little amazed; but the cleverest, the acutest men are often under an illusion about women;Continue reading “To Do a Shakespeare Play or Not To Do a Shakespeare Play”