My Writing (and Performing) Life

Today represented a positive step in returning to my “normal” life. Catherine deCuir, the talented singer with whom I regularly perform, came over (as she typically does on Tuesdays) to discuss upcoming gigs and rehearse a few songs. We also talked about the progress of the novel we worked on for two years. The Rabbi […]

Read more
Like this post0

Back Home Again – Losses and Gains

How fast do you lose upper body strength that took 15 years to attain? How many weeks can you go without practicing your instrument(s) before you sound embarrassingly bad? How long does it take to get over a major disappointment, regardless of the many friends who are telling you that you’ve done an amazing thing? […]

Read more
Like this post0

Eulogy for My Father

The death of my father on March 7 (as well as that of my mother in 2012) helped me learn the true meaning of the word community. I truly appreciate the outpouring of caring and kind words from friends, most of whom never met my father but understand (generally first-hand) what it is like to […]

Read more
Like this post2
Close
Go top