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“Mine”: Thousands of Words

These are a selection of production stills made by my good friend and brilliant photographer/cinematographer/mad genius, Richard Smith, during one of the early performances of “Mine” at the Chicago Fringe Festival 2016. “Mine” tracks an assault survivor (Kimmy Higginbotham) as … Continue reading

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In A Mirror, Darkly: Reflections on 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, I cannot help but wax nostalgic about the journey that brought me from the distant land of 2012 to here. Because such an exercise is so rooted in feelings, I find it best to … Continue reading

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Stupid Week

I’ve heard it occasionally said that people can remember specific moments from 15, 20, 25 years ago, but are often stumped when trying to recall lunch from two days ago.  That’s not the case with me.  I had two slices … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 14: My Life As A Woman

This is not about cross-dressing, let me be clear on that. Instead, this is a more personal story about one of the factors that helped devolve my marriage into the worst period of my life: the video game Second Life. … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 13: Friends Like These

Published on May 12, 2013 One of the things rarely examined in the wake of a divorce and/or end of a very important relationship is the roles our friends play in our lives. Yet those roles, or rather our perception, understanding … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 11: Black White & Blue

You ever have one of those weeks where you can’t seem to connect with anyone? This is about that.  And you have a discussion about kielbasa and muffins with someone and a third person doesn’t even pick up a single … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 9: Q&A

Fielding a variety of questions including: how do you get a legal separation? someone left me for someone else – but all I think about is them (not really a question)? what’s all this bitterness about? and others. Plus a … Continue reading

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