Monthly Archives: June 2016

Acting Reel – NEW

Beautifully put together by Michael Gaylin of Aurora Video:     The earlier one, also assembled by Michael, contains work through 9 12:    

MY ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

    First of all, I want to thank all the little people that I’ve had to crawl over on my way to this achievement. Even those who stood in my way. Don’t think I’ll ever forget any one of you. . I especially want to thank those who encouraged me. When everyone else said […]

TRYING TO UNDERSTAND TODAY’S POLITICS

  One cliché about life and death, etc.— found, for example, in the Bible and Das Lied von der Erde— is that we may go, but the Earth goes on and life goes on for those who survive us. . Well, maybe enough people—it only takes a few at a time—are so jealous of those […]

NOSTALGIA QUESTIONS FOR MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE

1. Do you remember toys made of metal with little tabs that could cut your fingers? 2. Are you okay with toast that is burnt at the edges because that’s how your mother sometimes served it to you? 3. Is there anything better than chocolate pudding still warm from the cooking? 4. Did your father […]

WASTING TIME

  It’s not as if I have a lot of it, 20 years, physicians agree, before malevolent cells, untrapped by surgery, unzapped by X-rays, . begin to get me. They used to seem like a lot, 20 years. Besides, at 93, how much of my mind will function anyway? . So why on this bright, […]