Category: In Remembrance

Endings and Beginnings

Playwright and actor Sam Shepard died on Thursday from ALS.  I grew up reading his plays, acting in one or two of them, and watching him give blood and bone to otherwise cut-out characters.  Sam Shepard was quoted in The Paris Review sharing his…

Remembering A Life Well-Lived

A few years ago I was privileged to spend time in the English countryside in the springtime.  Honestly, it was like being dropped into a Beatrix Potter story except that she’s from the Lake District, and I was in Devon.  If there is a…

In Remembrance

Nelson Mandela died today.  He was 95 years old.  I don’t know what to say to honor him so I shall let Mandela do what he always did; I shall let him speak for himself and in so doing inspire us to reach higher,…