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JUNE 9, 2014 8:55AM

Gaijin Girl in the City!




 It's a miracle this dress made it to the stage in decent condition with all the  packing, un-packing, re-packing and moving about in the pouringRead full post »

OCTOBER 8, 2012 9:58AM

Turning the page in Tokyo: Part I


Six weeks ago I essentially ran away from home...sort of. Though everyone on my side of the family thought it was a great idea; an excellent opportunity for me to perform and teach in Tokyo,… Read full post »

Call me old-fashioned, but I've long considered any educational institution that did not exist before the advent of the Internet to be, well, 'less than'. I could never imagine myself paying good money for a degree from say, the University of Phoenix or the like--degree mills, one and all. If&nb… Read full post »

MAY 14, 2012 6:03PM

She was never called Mom


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MARCH 18, 2012 8:50PM

Zeno's Paradox: The Dichotomy


" That which is in locomotion must arrive at the half-way stage before it arrives at the goal." Aristotle, Physics VI:9, 239b10

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MARCH 15, 2012 7:16PM

HBO's 'Luck' canceled abruptly after third horse dies


HBO's new equine drama, 'Luck', was canceled Wednesday following an incident that resulted in the euthanization of a horse on set. The show, which was currently under investigation after… Read full post »

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MARCH 13, 2012 11:24AM

Too Much Reality For Third Grade?


I like to think of myself as an amateur dramatist. So, when my third-grader was given an extensive biography project which included a five-minute oral presentation, I was more than… Read full post »


All my life I've loved the movies, a passion I share with my papa. The first theater experience I can remember was seeing… Read full post »

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FEBRUARY 14, 2012 10:21AM

Whitney Houston~ Didn't She Almost Have It All


On the eve of music's biggest night, the voice of a peerless performer was suddenly, tragically silenced. For now… Read full post »

JANUARY 25, 2012 9:19AM

2012 Oscar Nominee List--BSB Style


 Best actor and supporting actress nominees for "The Artist" - Jean  Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo 


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 As a substitute teacher, I often find myself back in high school. Depending on my mood, I may be blissfully nostalgic, transported back to my increasingly distant youtRead full post »

JANUARY 11, 2012 4:59PM

Morning TV Took My Charlie Rose


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DECEMBER 26, 2011 10:44PM

Greetings From Over The Hill and Hooters



I just turned 41 today and I know that's not old or anything but for some reason I'd rather stay 40. It's a nice even number and hell, it has a certain ring to it. I've instructed my d… Read full post »

DECEMBER 23, 2011 12:15PM

A Musical Biography Mixtape For You


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DECEMBER 21, 2011 9:18AM

Christmas Calculus


After bills, taxes, and not paying the piano teacher, I have slightly north of $400 and two days to get my Christmas act together. Oh... just remembered about&nb… Read full post »

Husband invites ex-lover to dine.

But what if the wife doesn't mind? Would you say her marriage was in trouble? If she can't be bothered by the thought of a curvaceous, much younger woman cavorting with her husband would you think she was no longRead full post »

AUGUST 4, 2011 12:50PM

Mr. President, Happy Birthday To Ya!

Barack H. Obama- Born August 4th, 1961 in Honolulu, HI             

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Ensemble films are tricky for me. When I see a poster with several A-list stars smiling across the bottom, I am instantly skeptica… Read full post »
Greetings Alysa and friends. I am enjoying an extended vacation in Baton Rouge Louisiana with my daugther and papa. My father and I are both huge Amy Winehouse fans and were heart-broken when we learned of her passing: a bright star extinguished far too so… Read full post »
JULY 12, 2011 10:04PM

I Just Survived an ATF Raid!


 Okay survived might be a stretch but these people had guns drawn and they were running like the dickens. Hol… Read full post »


A special night at The Tower Club last Summer. My dad was in attendance, and to his credit, Butch was on his best behavior.

Many of you know of my tumultuous, on again, off again relationship with my former bandleader, Butch. In my last piece o

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You read it right here on May 16th: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Arrested: The Sofitel Connection


July 1st, 2011

When Dominique Strauss-Kahn, 62, was accused in a sexual assault case involving a 32 year-old chambermaid at… Read full post »