Monthly Archives: March 2015


This is from the Story Slam of the 2015 Woodstock Writers Festival. I read the story of a woman who’d been a teenager in London during the Blitz. Her story–and my telling of it–may remind you of the film HOPE AND GLORY, but that’s purely coincidental. The story is 100% true. Advertisements

My latest entry for “Stupidest Thing I Ever Did”

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What Love Told Mahler

He dropped the title to the last movement of his Third Symphony, but everyone likes to use it; it makes sense. I hope this excerpt gets you to explore the whole symphony.


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How I Came to Judge an Indian Dance Contest

Anyone who knows me knows I am not a dancer (although I have managed to fake dancing on film and video and even on stage) and I know next to nothing about the refinements of that art. But back in the 80s, I was an official judge of a competition in dance of the Subcontinent. […]