Monthly Archives: March 2015

Magical Thinking

“…for without magic, we are cut off from our roots in universal human existence and wander forever homeless.” I always get a little choked up when I recite this quotation for friends. This eloquent sentiment comes from, of all places, … Continue reading

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Blatt Party of Two…uh, Four

How many times have you been in a restaurant, waiting for your name to be called, and, when you finally hear it and approach the hostess, you find another party doing the same? I guess if your name is Smith … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

I mentioned in an earlier post (Who Will Believe the Unbelievable? 11/1/14) that I was raised a Christian. In fact, I come from a very religious family: My father was a Baptist minister, as was one of his brothers; another … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Ask

After Liza graduated from Sandy Spring Friends School, I began looking for other opportunities to participate in community theater. Remarkably, there was a small black-box theater less than a mile from our house. We had lived in close proximity for … Continue reading

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What the Dogs Saw

Quite a few years ago Katie and I were retrieving our daughter, Liza, from an after-school visit to a friend’s house. As we were talking with the kid’s mom, a UPS truck arrived in the driveway and the resident dogs, … Continue reading

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