Family Christmas Favorites

In this episode I talked with twelve of my family members. Many of us had the same favorites. I left the various comments in because we had different reasons for liking the book, movie, or story.  At the beginning of each segment, I introduce who I’m talking with. I hope this episode brings a littleContinue reading “Family Christmas Favorites”

From Basketball to Theatre With A Little Romance Thown In

I have been privileged to have so many wonderful students over my years of teaching at Cochise College in southern Arizona. David was a student who wanted to try acting after having a sports career in high school. I’m so happy he walked into my acting class. It was a pleasure to watch David’s workContinue reading “From Basketball to Theatre With A Little Romance Thown In”

Will It Matter in a Hundred Years?

“Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll “Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.” ~ Kenneth Branagh I had no ideas about what to write today so I asked for help from theContinue reading “Will It Matter in a Hundred Years?”

Now Voyager – A Relevant Classic

“Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need other’s approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~ Lao Tzu “Dr. Jacquith says that tyranny is sometimes expression of the maternal instinct. If that’s a mother’s love, I want no part of it.” ~ Charlotte Vale in Now Voyager OneContinue reading “Now Voyager – A Relevant Classic”

Stories That Endure

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ~ Philip Pullman “Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.” ~ Ben Okri It’s been a rough week. I’m still not completely recovered from my cold, so I dragged myself into class last night gladContinue reading “Stories That Endure”