A NAVY RETIREMENT CEREMONY (And A Sweet Surprise)

On a recent, blazingly hot day, Home Team Productions had the privilege of filming a Navy retirement ceremony at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Fl.  After 28 years of service, Command Master Chief Pat is hanging up his uniform and stepping … Continue reading

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A POEM (To a Young Child) AND A MOVIE (Margaret)

Staying with the poetry theme from the previous post, the below remarks are from a journal entry written just prior to starting a blog, in 2012, at a time when I insisted on referring to the medium as a “web-log.” … Continue reading

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“DEAR JOHN”: Inspiration From A Stranger

I can barely recall how many years ago it was that I had a fateful encounter with a poet I may never meet. I was running around NYC, trying the acting/theatre thing (as one does at twenty-three or so). One … Continue reading

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IN HONOR OF OSCAR: Excerpt from THE DARK SIDE OF TIME

In this tale of horror and suspense, protagonists Sunny, a struggling actor, and husband  Andrew, who has had to compromise his own ambitions, have recently moved into a 19th century cottage with their toddler daughter.  It was to be the … Continue reading

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GOING SOUTH

Today, a tumultuous rain.  It was a marvel to watch from the screened porch.  It continued into and all throughout the night, I heard its waterfall sound amidst my dreams.  Maybe that explains my present state of torpor.  I feel … Continue reading

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Raiding the vault. JIM GLICKENHAUS: CRASHING HIS WAY TO FAME

This was among the first of my articles that actually sold, in this case to Spotlight on Westchester Magazine, May, 1992. I’ve been thinking about that moment of triumph lately as I continue the arduous and emotional process of packing … Continue reading

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