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Walking on Dreams

“Look a’ that!” When I hear those words and that tone, I know what I’m likely to find. I glance to where Missy’s finger is stabbing the magazine page and I’m not disappointed. “Whoa,” I say appreciatively. “Cool shoes, Miss!” … Continue reading

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The Impossible Dreams

It’s been rabbit season for a while now. And I’m loving it. More specifically, it’s been “Harvey” season. And after a year’s break from theatre, I’m very fortunate to have been caught by the world’s kindest man and his giant … Continue reading

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Stage Left

There’s a doorknob on my desk from a troupe that ceased to be. The Doorknob Award usually garners a few questions when people notice it. The simple answer is that it’s a prize given for overcoming technical difficulties, where the … Continue reading

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Snownose

In the shady recesses of the Rochat back yard, the last holdouts of snow still linger. For a little while each day, so does Duchess the Wonder Dog. For those who haven’t met her yet, Duchess is our eldest dog, … Continue reading

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Something Went “Click”

The living room had been struck by a toddler tornado. From one end to the other, the floor displayed the unmistakable signs that my 2-year-old niece Riley had been present. Scattered toys. Well-strewn cookie cutters. Discarded magazines. And not a … Continue reading

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Gone To Potter – And Thank Goodness

“No story lives unless someone wants to listen.” – J.K. Rowling, 2011. Don’t look now, but Harry Potter may just save the world. OK, granted, he’s famous for doing that. I’m intimately familiar with the battles of England’s favorite boy … Continue reading

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A Staggering Achievement

Hop. Hop. Hop. The single leg pumped hard as Liu Xiang made his way around the track. The crowd cheered, not a medal, but an effort. Hop. Hop. Hop. Everyone had seen the fall. The pain. A dream dashed for … Continue reading

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