College Theatre

Some of you who read my recent blog post about my great-aunt Miriam and my uncle Sol,  the two gifted thespians in our family,  were surprised to learn that I had dramatic aspirations myself .   (THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT,  June  15, 2015) But although that’s me vamping it up as Helen Morgan,  and although I did have a real aptitude for acting,   I took a more conventional career path,   girl-child of the 50s that I was,  and became a high school librarian. But I’ll always...

Continue reading

In the Abstract

I love looking at art and there are many artists I admire  –  Caravaggio,  Lautrec,  Alice Neel and Lucien Freud,  Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo,  Renoir and Degas,  John Singer Sargent,  Chagall,  Andrew Wyeth,  Thomas Eakins,  Andy Warhol,  Franz Marc,  Goya and Velasquez,  Edward Hopper,  Modigliani,  Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot,  Cezanne,  Raphael Soyer and Ben Shahn,  Will Barnett and Jacob Lawrence,  Picasso,  Magritte,  Max Beckmann and Otto Dix, Van Gogh...

Continue reading