Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Fire

RUTH is open. The first two of 19 performances are done. I am happy. I am sad. I am angry. I am relieved. I am scared. I am depressed. I am okay. I am numb. (Rinse, lather, repeat) Yesterday morning … Continue reading

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The Impossible

[Press interviews. I’ve done three so far preparing for next week’s premiere of RUTH, and have spent a lot of time talking about Mark’s cancer journey and the fall-out, and his death.  I don’t mind talking about it, usually not. … Continue reading

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Hard To Go Down Easy

Last fall, as the decline in Mark’s health steepened, and we spent more time in hospital and rehab units than we spent at home, the chorus of Dan Fogelberg’s “Hard To Go Down Easy” haunted my thoughts. “And it’s hard … Continue reading

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Times These

There are times when I think/know that I am doing well. Great, in fact. I’m busy. I have a job, I have a show, I have my kids. I am doing just fine. I am absolutely fine on my own, certainly … Continue reading

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Sometimes

it’s not so much about being comforted carried coddled as it is about being held and heard   the sharpest pain springs up out of the gap with its truth it’s number one with a bullet a spear a serrated knife a … Continue reading

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