Posts Tagged ‘ writing ’

Writing My Solo Show.

22nd September 2017 | 2 Comments

Okay, Okay. There has been lots of great stuff happening. I am skipping that list to go to the main event: I am actually working (under a deadline) on my musical AKA my one-woman show. After decades of talking about it, I am actively doing it. For real, for real. My friend the acclaimed solo [...]


The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Straight from the Woodshed -The Fat Monologue

2nd July 2015 | 0 Comments

Tonight’s the night! I’m going to do my first ever reading of the “Fat Piece” in front of a live audience – ever. I am reading as part of “Story Jam”, a story-telling live music show produced by singer, performer, writer Stephanie Rogers and held at The Wilmette Theater. I’m a bit frightened in an [...]


The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Documenting My Weight Journey for My One Woman Show.

23rd May 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ve been up for ages this morning writing the hardest piece ever for my show. It has always been the one story that I knew I had to tell yet the most difficult to complete. The topic of weight is so multifaceted for me. There are so many approaches I can take. Every time I [...]


Old Dreamers

18th April 2014 | 0 Comments

This is a note to myself and others like me: underachievers, those with gifts who believe they haven’t fulfilled their potential, those who have been writing a book, play, or dissertation, making a movie, recording a CD, going to a comedy open mic, opening a restaurant, going back to school and haven’t done it yet. [...]


Artist’s Angst

12th May 2013 | 0 Comments

Note from me: I wrote this post in early April but never published it. It seems that now is the time to let it all hang out before I start the “New York Chronicles.” April 2, 2013 I go through this a lot. This self examination, this self incrimination. It was a normal morning. I [...]


The Joy of Writing in Cafes

6th June 2012 | 0 Comments

is definitely the people watching. I sit here as people, sometimes alone, often in groups enter the cafe either confidently like regulars or tentatively as though they are waiting for an armed booby trap to spring.


Something is stirring…

16th June 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m getting ready to get ready for my gig du jour, which happens to be a fundraiser for a wonderful Chicago creative institution: Chicago Dramatists. Their Blue Moon gala will be a smaller event than, say, the one we did last weekend which had close to a thousand guests or the one last month that [...]