Category Archive: Recovery

One Day At A Time.

  It’s a cliche, right? It conjures up all your 12 step stereotypes. Or you see a poster with a kitten hanging from a branch. Maybe you have a friend in recovery, and… Continue reading

White Pines: The Republican theater company?

Relax, the title of this post is a joke. Someone in Philly tried recently to create a Republican theater company and I recall seeing heated exchanges in various electronic fora about it. Anyone who… Continue reading

Phil and his families

They say you can’t choose your family. They’re wrong. We make families again and again. We make them from work, from play, and from life-altering experiences we are thrown into with no reason, and… Continue reading

MYRLK

Photographs by Sarah Bloom, A White Pines Exchange Sponsored Artist. *** Last spring my company, White Pines Productions, received grant support to produce two original plays. Our application described the plays we were… Continue reading

Miley Hypocrisy

I didn’t watch the VMA awards. Like many friends, I was appalled at the amount of coverage Miley Cyrus’ presentation received, given all the other actually important stuff going on the world. I… Continue reading

The Celtic Shaman

I went to Cherry Hill to hear Francis Dunnery and John Wesley Harding play a benefit for Planned Parenthood. My friend Teri Rambo took me – she’s an awesome musician too. But I… Continue reading

The now.

Things have been all crashing down and wobbly underfoot lately. The last six weeks have been  . . . trying not to be melodramatic . . . challenging. There’s the professional thing that… Continue reading

8cerpt: The Deception of Surfaces

This is from the end of chapter 14. The action is happening in four places simultaneously. *** A man Andy didn’t recognize got up from his chair and went slowly to the sink… Continue reading