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Archive for March, 2010


Saturday, March 20th, 2010

I saw the new production of Dreamgirls in LA this afternoon.  They’ve incorporated some of the songs from the movie version, including a brilliant duet version of “Listen”.  The staging for “Steppin’ to the Bad Side” is phenomenal – throughout the show they’ve made spectacular use of projection screens, but in this number it even […]


Saturday, March 20th, 2010

This week I saw the Old Globe production of Boeing-Boeing


Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

This week I got my census form.  It occurred to me that each time I’ve filled out a census form (for in all), I’ve lived in a different state.  If you’re counting, here’s the list: 1980 – FL (Orland0) 1990 – DC (Washington) 2000 – CO (Denver) 2010 – CA (San Diego) The big difference […]

The Golden Age of Veracity

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

I realized the other day that we’re nearing the end of a very interesting period of human history, what I have termed “The Golden Age of Veracity”. When human society was composed of small groups, it was difficult for any one person in a group to perpetuate a lie for very long because people knew […]

Settling In

Monday, March 8th, 2010

John came home for the move the last weekend of February.  It was a pretty crazy weekend – he arrived on Thursday night, the movers arrived on Friday morning, we got the last stuff out of my apartment on Saturday morning, put together the closet organizers on Saturday afternoon, and he went back to Austin […]