what mardi gras means to me…

Jack Daniels. Yup.  In my mind, Mardi Gras will always stand out as the occasion on which I was first introduced to that tawny dark elixir that has been both the cause of and solution to so many of my life's problems. All the proof I need that God both exists and desires us to … Continue reading what mardi gras means to me…

another openin’…

Well, not just any other opening. Tonight, the Bloomington Playwrights Project -- "the only professional theatre in the state of Indiana devoted exclusively to new plays" -- will open its production of Make Me Bad, a brand-new, dark-and-twisted, psycho-thriller musical by writers Drew Gasparini and Alex Brightman. It's hot, it's edgy, it's already sold out its opening weekend. … Continue reading another openin’…

moving: final chapter (i live here now)

I realized today that I haven't written on the topic of "moving" in a while. Over two months, in fact. In large part, this is because I feel like I'm no longer in the process. I'm no longer "moving." I "have moved."  The experience is now in present perfect tense. The apartment is settled.  Alexander … Continue reading moving: final chapter (i live here now)

moving: chapter eight (the other new job)

In fairly short order, a second gig has come presented itself, and I will now be teaching voice and piano lessons for Bay Colony Performing Arts Academy in Foxborough, Massachusetts. I don't know many details right now, other than I'll be giving private lessons three days a week, for what sounds like a wide range … Continue reading moving: chapter eight (the other new job)

moving: chapter seven (the new job)

I finally have some positive job-related news to share with everyone -- I'm officially the new keyboardist for Christ Church United Methodist in Wellesley, Massachusetts. It's a small, but wonderful, congregation in a beautiful little pocket of New England and I've made fast friends with the Rev. Hope Luckie, the pastor, and Jeanne Lucas, the office … Continue reading moving: chapter seven (the new job)