World Theatre Day

Every three weeks my playwriting group meet to do all those things groups such as this are suppose to do – support, provide feedback, encourage, and, most important, show up. We’re a small group, seven in all, and I like it that way. I also like that each of us has made the time and … More World Theatre Day

Finding Mindfulness

Six months ago I started a purposeful morning routine of yoga and stretching, and along the way, unintended meditation.This routine was in response to a bout of lower back pain, something I’ve had on and off over the years – the result of falling down a greasy flight of stairs, while carrying a case of … More Finding Mindfulness

“Nevertheless, she persisted”

By Carolyn Nesbitt-Larking What happened to Senator Elizabeth Warren this week in Congress was a disgrace. But more alarming was the following statement directed to her from Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell: “She was warned,” Mr. McConnell said of Ms. Warren. “She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” For many, a blatant use of […]

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“Nevertheless, she persisted”

By Carolyn Nesbitt-Larking What happened to Senator Elizabeth Warren this week in Congress was a disgrace. But more alarming was the following statement directed to her from Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell: “She was warned,” Mr. McConnell said of Ms. Warren. “She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” For many, a blatant use of … More “Nevertheless, she persisted”

Entry points

By Carolyn Nesbitt-Larking I’ve been thinking about entry points the last few days. Not merely getting from point A to B, but the space we allow ourselves and others to engage in conversation. It seems to me the hardest task ahead of us is scaling back the entry point so that thoughtful conversation, discussion, even … More Entry points