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Week #2: Peninsula Park and Children’s Theater

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As my One Week Job adventure revs up and I leave the two positions I have been involved with for almost three years, I thought this week I would share what it has been like to work in one of them: directing  children’s theater.  One thing I know: after being with over 20 children for Read More ››

Sponsors, Broadway Musicals & “Possibility Thinking”

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“Could it be? Yes, it could. Something’s coming, something good, If I can wait! Something’s coming, I don’t know what it is, But it is Gonna be great!” “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story (Bernstein/Sondheim) WARNING: this blog is rife with corny Broadway musical lyrics. Mainly because the author adores any type of musical, corny Read More ››

The coffee shop

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As the past couple of weeks have gone by, I have been pondering this whole notion of self-actualization and realized that in my current part time job, I do feel “actualized” in a number of meaningful ways. There is a coffee shop in my neighborhood which I have frequented for years every morning to read Read More ››

Job Hunting: All In the Family

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“The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, ‘How is the president?’” -Will Rogers As I continue to network with my community and explore job possibilities, there are days when I feel the stress of not having a clear Read More ››

Aging, ageism, cheese and gray hair

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“Age is not something that matters much unless you are cheese.” (from Brain Rules by John Medina; sent to me by my friend, Ann Dockendorff) So, I wish that that was true. I was walking Brady dog yesterday and ran into Bill, the gregarious, handsome, warm, intelligent and beloved social hub of the hood. He Read More ››

First Planning Session with Sean

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Around the first of November 2011, Sean and I had out first planning session by phone. I tend to run with a sense of urgency, and I realized Sean approaches things in a much more relaxed manner–a great compliment to my energy! Ever since meeting Sean on the plane, I had many questions and a Read More ››