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”

Confessions of a Late Bloomer Baby Boomer

“Each of us must confront our own fears, must come face to face with them. How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives. To experience adventure or to be limited by the fear of it.” -Judy Blume “Go confidently in the direction of our dreams. Live theContinue reading “Confessions of a Late Bloomer Baby Boomer”