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We’ve all experienced some pretty weird things when it comes to medical issues. My acting troupe, “The Jewels of deNial,” has recently combined their talents to create this next episode of our radio show called, “Medical Mishaps.” The collaboration of … Continue reading


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Hey diddly dee, an actor’s life for me. Disney’s Pinocchio decided that an actor’s life was just the kind of life he wanted. What was the appeal? All actors know that you can hide behind a mask of sorts and … Continue reading

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Paul and I had the privilege of attending this wonderful show yesterday with our son, daughter & family. We have been limited in our venturing out this year, so it was an extra special treat. Our granddaughter has served as … Continue reading

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I think it began when I was three. Mother enrolled me in ballet, tap, jazz and baton lessons – thinking I would someday become the next Shirley Temple.  I learned to step, shuffle, ball and change before I knew my … Continue reading

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For the past four years, our granddaughter has shared her love of the theatre by being a mentor in the Penguin Project.® This organization was founded in 2004 by Dr. Andy Morgan to combine his professional expertise with his passion for … Continue reading

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  “Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being – his physical, mental and emotional habits – influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.”   Lee Strasberg I can’t remember how … Continue reading

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I LIED …..

Yesterday I said you’d probably see less of me this week, because it’s “TECH WEEK!”  Actually things are going quite well.  This is the first time in ten years that I’ve worked exclusively with adults so that may explain it.  … Continue reading

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This splendidly handsome man was born on February 9, 1891 – a long time before I was even a glint in my father’s eye.  He was born in England and studied at a boarding school in Littlehampton. His intention was … Continue reading

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I’ve been on a Willy Wonka adventure for the last couple months, which culminated in a marathon of seven performances by two separate casts this past weekend.  They will do the same next week.  Their resilience and buoyancy amazes me.  As … Continue reading

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Yesterday ended an eight week after school program of drama enrichment.  Nine kids ranging from 2nd to 4th grade showed off their acting skills to their classmates and parents.  Working with children has always been a blessing for me, but … Continue reading

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