SPINNING AWAY

Vic was chatting on the phone as I tried not to get agitated, my eyes glued to the TV. The forecasts blared scary warnings, while Hurricane Irma barreled toward the USVI as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm. My heart … Continue reading

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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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