Category Archives: Death

A Burning of Stories, Part I

Good afternoon, everyone. My apologies for being so long away from this blog, but I have the best excuse ever. Our house burned down. Yes, that house. Cedar House. The one from which so much of this blog has sprung. … Continue reading

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A Word, if You Will, about My “Gone too Soon” Profiles

[Dumbledore says, in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” Which is why, perhaps, I have found this such a difficult piece to write. No magician … Continue reading

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TBT/GTS#3: Peter Frazer, MD – A Life Redeemed

December 1, 2016 – I didn’t really plan to post this on World AIDS Day. It just turned out that way, but I can’t think of a more appropriate time for this story or a more appropriate tale for this … Continue reading

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TBT/GTS#2: George “Bud” Falkenberry, Born to Act

Of all these profiles I expect to write – and as you will come to see, there are far too many – this one is the one I want most to get right because, even after more than 30 years … Continue reading

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TBT:GTS#1: Randall Robbins, Actor, Teacher, Leader, Friend

INTRODUCTION My over-arching challenge here is to write this post – the first in an occasional series – in such a way that it will keep you smiling even if it may, at first, give you pause. But, I know … Continue reading

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Diamonds in the Rough: Third Annual Posting

“We have nothing, if not belief.” – Sir Reepicheep, Chief Mouse of Narnia, Voyage of the Dawn Treader (C.S. Lewis) “Do the arithmetic or be doomed to talk nonsense.” – John McCarthy, A.I. trailblazer [1] We are the uncut diamonds … Continue reading

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The Flow of God: Third Annual Posting

“Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God…” – Revelation 22:1 This post is surely my most presumptuous, but perhaps the most important. It is perfectly possible … Continue reading

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