Writing

Mind Craft

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Caryn is on personal business in Chicago, she is flying home today. One of her teachers from long ago passed away. They had remained friends over the years. She’s feeling the loss of her friend very deeply. As a matter of fact, when Caryn was going through chemotherapy at The Block Center in Evanston, Tom…

The Old Man In 3C

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“Someday, somewhere – anywhere, unfailingly, you’ll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.” ― Pablo Neruda The Old Man In 3C Beginning anew was rough for the old man in 3C and so were the clothes he once wore when the hurt was fresh and…

The Sock Whisperer

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This is about Rio, the dog on the left. While in California I ran five miles every day. I didn’t bring enough running socks so I bought several new pair at Marshall’s; they come in a bag in a variety of colors; they go up to your ankles; ankle socks; Puma. I am very fond…

Julian Bond

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Julian Bond At the public schools I attended in Northern California we studied the Civil Rights movement at a very early age, which meant we studied Julian Bond at a very early age. Anti Vietnam War protests would occur on all of the campuses where I attended school; even elementary school. The Revolution wasn’t happening…

Theodore Bikel

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I don’t think he was aware of it but the fact remains that Mr. Bikel was one of my greatest teachers. The word “Teacher” in Hebrew is Rabbi. Thank you, Rabbi. Rest in peace. So, there I was, doing the Russian Soloist in Fiddler On The Roof starring the president of Actors Equity Association (at…