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January 2018

Reading for Persistent Resistors

Before I get into anything else, may I take a moment to congratulate a friend on finding THE best thing for a left-leaning queen to wear on the Womens' March in NYC:

Even though I am not a Cher fan, this makes me smile a lot.  Thank you, Thom.


On the book front, I have been dipping into a few feminist volumes of late.  By far the prettiest must be "Literary Witches".

Faces, faces, faces....the first of 100 Faces

Do you partake of the New Year's resolution? This year I was inspired by  by an article in the latest issue of Uppercase Magazine which rounded up a veritable banquet of 365- and 100-day projects, and which over-rode my usual aversion to the New Year thing.

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Behind the Theatrical Scenes

Having been a costumer designer for more time than I care to admit (very well...this is my third decade), I forget that people are actually interested in what goes on behind the scenes of a production.  However, the actors in my current piece have been sharing snaps on various media precisely because folk are taken by that glimpse behind the curtain....which got me thinking that perhaps I should share my process, such as it is, too.