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A Space Apart

Methodically, one by one, I went through the motions. Roll the neck. Flex the shoulders. Windmill the arms. Eyes closed the whole time as I carefully stretched each muscle and joint, down to the ankles. The routine was familiar. The … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

This year, I resolve to be irresolute. OK, I’m being a little bit of a wise guy. But only a little bit. After all, we have the New Year coming up. And next to drinking, partying, and lying about staying … Continue reading

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A Clear-Cut Situation

The face in the mirror keeps catching me by surprise. “Hey, Scott! You … ” a co-worker called in the parking lot, patting his own chin. “Yeah, I did.” It’s the bare-faced truth: for the first time since early 2013, … Continue reading

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Laughter in the Shadows

The “Murder on the Nile” rehearsal had been going well. Plenty of threats, plenty of clues, the body being found just when it should. And then, as a character cracked a minor witticism, I heard a cackle from the audience. … 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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Sound Off

There are a lot of wrongs to rail at in this world. Hunger. Injustice. The continued existence of the Oakland Raiders. And since all those are taken, I’m going to snark about the Tony awards instead. At least, I will … Continue reading

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A Life in Harmony

I’ve waited seven months for this. But now, I can finally get back to unreality. Granted, some of my friends might argue that I never left.  After all, I live in Colorado. This is the land where May Day welcomes … Continue reading

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