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Allegro: The Musical That Couldn't, part 2.

In 1938, Our Town premiered on the American stage.  Written by Thornton Wilder, it gave a universal outlook to a few lives in Grovers Corners.  The rituals of birth, marriage, and death were commented on by a matter-of-fact Stage Manager, played by Frank Craven.   849 more words

Musical Theater

Waiting with Mrs. Gibbs

This week, I am reflecting on the word, “wait” as a part of the online faith formation for St. Thomas. As I sit with this word, my mind drifts back to one particular time and place. 649 more words

Lent

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #55

“We all know that something is eternal. And it ain’t houses and it ain’t names, and it ain’t earth, and it ain’t even the stars . 80 more words

Teaching

Be Alive

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”   ~ Thornton Wilder

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On This Day: February 4

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On Feb. 4, 1902, Charles A. Lindbergh, the American aviator who became the first man to fly the Atlantic solo nonstop from the United States to Europe, was born. 133 more words

This Day In History

Five Books

When a call went out from my Write Group buddies for five books that I really enjoyed and wanted to recommend for a group reading list, I decided to jot down a quick selection. 322 more words

Lake Ice at Sunrise

For what human ill does not dawn seem to be an alleviation? – Thornton Wilder 18 more words

Lake Michigan