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marilyn-kallet's picture
Jun.25.2013
We're a Jewish family, Reform.  Even among Reform cremation is not a household word--for obvious historical reasons.  My mom, though, was practical and ecological.  Cremated ashes would take up less room.  She had long ago bought regular-sized plots in the Montgomery cemetery (...
scott-c-holstad's picture
Jun.24.2013
I’ve written about our ghost we’ve named Zachary before on my WordPress site. I now have an update. It appears that we do indeed live in a haunted house and we may have multiple ghosts. The paranormal team we got to investigate our house came by two nights ago with their evidence. The stories they...
rochelle-jewel-shapiro's picture
Feb.28.2013
http://renaissancesofreading.blogspot.com/2013/01/what-haunts-you-rochel...
steven-belanger's picture
Dec.22.2012
Photo: A pile of confiscated guns in Kenya, soon to be set ablaze.  From Wikipedia's "gun control" page.  The caption with the photo is interesting:    "Pyre of smuggled weapons in Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi, Kenya. Original caption states, 'A cache of more than 5,000 smuggled...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Feb.27.2012
(Those who are coming to this serialized story for the first time, you can read the complete opus to date by clicking here.) Joe Papp had not given up on my show. He brought in another director, who quickly put together a private workshop. Reducing the cast to two teenagers, a girl to sing all the...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Feb.22.2012
(Those who are coming to this serialized story for the first time, you can read the complete opus to date by clicking here.) In the previous post, I wrote about the snake left on my doorstep. I was sure my grandfather-in-spirit had placed it there. I realized that one of the songs he’d “channeled”...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Feb.13.2012
(Those who are coming to this serialized story for the first time, you can read the complete opus to date by clicking here.) “Books, films, a musical – wow!” exclaimed People magazine about me in 1978.  I had become enough of a personage to be a People, with the paperback version of my novel...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Feb.10.2012
(Those who are coming to this serialized story for the first time, you can read the complete opus to date by clicking here.) In past blogs I’ve described the many things my grandfather's ghost shared with me, across the dotted line between life and the hereafter. Now I’d like to mention his great...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Feb.06.2012
(Those who are coming to this serialized story for the first time, you can read the complete opus to date by clicking here.) 1977 summer’s end found me onstage at the New York Public Theater, presenting my new material to Joe Papp, his wife Gail Merrifield, and his creative staff. I’d composed a...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Feb.02.2012
(Those who are coming to this serialized story for the first time, you can read the complete opus to date by clicking here.) Writing songs about kids and puberty was a departure for me. Up until then my MO was raunch. Sex was a ripe topic. It provided endless material that was funny and fucked-up...