Archive for November, 2011

Pantomimes: A Uniquely British Tradition No Longer

As we get ready for our sixth year of Pantomime here in rural Virginia I was asked to write something about my part in bringing this quirky British Christmas tradition to the USA. Here’s what I wrote.
I don’t remember my first pantomime. The early years have bundled together in a single memory of fun nights [...]

Living in America, Parenting

Eulogy for Jon-Marc

I recently lost my brilliant 40-year old brother to cancer. I’m sure I will have more to write about this experience. Jon-Marc kept a relatively frequent blog http://scarpadog.wordpress.com/ and it has been so wonderful to go back and read his posts. I’ve let this blog languish, but following his lead I’m going to write and [...]

Family