Always and Never

I’ve developed a rule/aphorism because of two different life situations. On Stage The first was in Improv. In a scene, you’ll often see two characters talking and, in order to fulfill some unspoken rule about always needing conflict, they’re yelling...

Origin Story

This is what started it all, people! When I was 6, I got this book, The King Who Rained, and I LOVED it! Ever since then, I’ve spent a LOT of time listening for, when people talk, how can I “take it wrong”? What else could a word mean in that...

I’m excitable!

I look back over my last 10 posts and notice something interesting… I love exclamations! Six posts have !!, two have ??, and that leaves two that are just titles. That’s probably a fair ratio for how I write in emails and how I talk, too. What could that...

Play!

Are you getting enough Play in your life? Play is the juice of life. Without play, life would be a dreary drudge. Comedy, fiction, games, movies, friends, music, love all add the zest, zing, and joy into our days. And yet, somehow we get all caught up in making money,...

Improv – Not Just For Comedy Anymore

Watched Kat Koppett at TEDxAlbany today. It was very weird because she used so many of my own words, put together in the same ways. I swear she stole my notes. (Not really!) More like, great minds think alike. Either way, you can watch this video to get an idea of...