Sifting through my media file, I came across a bunch of photos from a trip we took to Phoenix in mid-March, pre-COVID-19 lockdown. Remember that time? Gosh it was nice. I totally meant to tell you about this trip, hence why the photos were in my media file. Specifically, I meant to tell you about… Read More On Artists, Museums, and not being an a**hole
Hey gang, did you catch the 27th Annual AriZoni Awards? Or as we AZ dwellers affectionately call them, “the Zoni’s”. (Really, if your state name lends itself to such a great rip-off on the Tony’s, how do you not use it?) The Zoni’s recognize excellence in community theater in our Valley, and this year we… Read More The Best of Community Theater — Zoni Style!
I was at Gammage the other night. That’s how we say it in Arizona: “I was at Gammage.” Old timers might say, “I was at Grady Gammage,” but most of us don’t bother with the full name. If a big Broadway show is coming to Phoenix, you can be sure it will be at Gammage… Read More When Girls Kiss at Gammage
We took the light rail to downtown Phoenix last Saturday. No event to attend, nothing we needed to do, no particular sight we wanted to see. We were simply conducting an experiment. If it took us between 50 to 60 minutes to travel from our Airbnb in Queens to Manhattan, and once there we never lacked… Read More Gotta Cure My Post-NYC Blues
Note: Since I’m on vacation, I’m giving you a rerun. This first appeared on June 3, 2015, back when I was new to blogging and had about 10 followers. It relates a childhood memory of mine that involved murder and explosives, as all good memories do. Also, the post includes a recipe because when I… Read More My Glorious Summer of ’76