The Uphill Slide

There is always something.

06/15/2017
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Secrets

Roses are red and pink and yellow and white and orange and striations and blends and metamorphic. There are secret gardens and parks and amazing places in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Some people know. Lots of people are ignorant of … Continue reading

04/21/2017
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Convention

Over a hundred years ago. The story setting of Queen of the Desert playing at the Regent Square Theater. What makes a woman defy the conventions of her time? Why is she adventurous and fearless? This woman, Gertrude Bell, affected world … Continue reading

03/29/2017
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Everybody Doesn’t Know My Name.

“There she is,” I said to my daughter. The woman in bright fluorescent was smiling and waving energetically, and I smiled widely and waved back. She was two streets away from where I first met her one morning. That was … Continue reading