False Fronts and the People Inside

False Fronts and the People Inside

Ever visited a Hollywood back lot or seen pictures of one? If so, you may have viewed street front sets from the side and marveled at how an imposing multi-story brick façade conceals an imagined interior. It is a false front, a single wall supported by braces.  ...
Duty and the People Inside

Duty and the People Inside

Some weeks are filled with excitement, others rife with drudgery. This week is a combination of both. I’m talking about duty.   Exciting drudgery. Isn’t that an oxymoron?   It’s probably right there alongside the cankered rose of Shakespearean fame, Lily. My...
Olympians and the People Inside

Olympians and the People Inside

Pivot! At approximately 3 PM Sunday I removed my Nellie Gilliam Day hat and laser-focused my attention on my upcoming presentation, “Myth-Taken Identities: Using the Greek Pantheon in Fiction.” There is, of course, a simpler way to say Greek Pantheon: Olympians....
Summer’s End with the People Inside

Summer’s End with the People Inside

Don’t look now, but as of September 22, 6:03 PM (Pacific Time) it’s fall. Yep, that’s next Thursday. I can practically taste the end of summer.   Is it kind of like apple crisp?   There’s definitely a spiciness to it, 9, crunchy grass underfoot sending up...
The Queen and the People Inside

The Queen and the People Inside

Just when I knew exactly what I was going to write for this week’s blog, something stunning happened. After a double workout of strength training and swimming I made a recovery snack and turned on the radio. They were saying something about Queen Elizabeth II. In...

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