illuminate history

Curiosity: forget “Cherchez la femme” (Look for the woman.) “Cherchez l’histoire.” (Look for the story.)

Writing prompt to remember

Thank you Judith Barrington, for this invaluable suggestion. It was my turn to come up with a prompt for our small writing group. Since we’re all working on family stories, I … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Balmy & quiet 4th

I wouldn’t say that we were stealthy, we just wanted to be off on our own. So we threw a  few things together on Friday morning & made it out of … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

shake-down warm-up

Yes, I know I’m mixing my metaphors: last Saturday we took Annikin out for the first little cruise of the season. Our excursion wasn’t anything ambitious: just up the Willamette as far … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

According to plan…

My friend Pat Meyer and I arrived a few minutes early on Thursday morning. She provided moral support and documented the adventure with all these great photos. We found the Woodcut Media crew preparing … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

On TV, really?

Apparently so: the day after tomorrow! It will be exactly six weeks after I got the first msg from Olivia Thomas, by way of Portland Baroque Orchestra. I fly to Baltimore tomorrow (on … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Director? And Camera? And script? Oh my!

She found me by looking for connections to Herman Haupt, but when Olivia and I spoke (for 34 minutes) on Tuesday morning it became clear that she and the director … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

stay tuned–again…

I was brought just about full circle, a little less than two weeks, ago by a surprising email forwarded to me by the Operations Manager of Portland Baroque Orchestra. “What on earth does … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

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