a poem: love me some wood’n’blue

a poem: love me some wood’n’blue

Any season it may be, Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall The trees that have grown tall May they have leaves or may they bear none Them gracing my bright blue skies In the sunniest hour of the day Is what I'll need to lift up my gaze And love in awe The scenery of rooted [...]

Recipe: Selly’s Salad

Recipe: Selly’s Salad

During the Tribute to James Burrows, the director of many beloved sitcoms (such as Friends, Taxi, The Big Bang Theory, Will & Grace and Cheers), Courteney Cox ("Monica") mentioned that she and the other ladies from the Friends cast – Lisa Kudrow ("Phoebe") and Jennifer Aniston ("Rachel") ate "a Jennifer Salad" every single day for [...]

acting 101: #16 stage directions (theater)

Finally, your acting 101 guide resumes! For a theater actor/actress, the stage is where all the magic happens. Effective navigating on stage is vital for a seamless work day with the director and crew of a play. So here are directions to know before you step on stage. Before I list them, keep in mind: [...]

a poem: dig deep

a poem: dig deep

dig deep in moments of discontentment dig deep dare to unfold what is really causing your hurt • it is uncomfortable it can be unsettling it may be scary but it is necessary • this is how you can - over time - reveal all your true blessings • know your demons so they won't [...]

change – a series in three parts

change 1/3 "Well, yes, right this moment I would describe myself that way. But you know, come tomorrow, something or someone might cross my way inspiring me to live my life in a completely different manner." change 2/3 I remember to believe in momentary truth. I remember to anticipate nothing but change. change 3/3 Time [...]

sunset notions

sunset notions

Every time I watch the sunset, I think to myself "what a beautiful finish" - in what a beautiful way nature finishes the day off, setting our moods to give way to a peaceful night. It's such a freeing feeling to acknowledge that however the day has been so far, you still have the freedom [...]