Dracula – September 1977

1977 is a year I’ve almost completely wiped from my memory. August was an especially intense month. Groucho Marx died on August 22nd. Sebastian Cabot died on August 19th. But the most memorable day in August of 1977 was the 16th:…

My New Vanity Project

So I have a new project: Collecting old Playbills. But only those from shows I actually saw live. I’m TERRIBLE at saving things and didn’t have any Playbills from the many shows I’ve seen over the years EXCEPT for those…

Prelude

I grew up in the theaters in Boston. My grandparents worked the concessions in the theaters for years. My parents met each other (my father was my mother’s boss!) working in the theaters. Both my sister and I worked there as…

“Merry Christmas”

I spent a bit of this week running errands. Those errands took me to the post office three times, a Big Lots, a Walgreens, a CVS, and three different restaurants. I wasn’t looking for signs of Christmas spirit (heck, it…