Listen to our ancestors

Why revisiting grief in the public spotlight is tragic

I know what it’s like when the ‘weight of the world’ seems put upon your shoulders yet few people around you want to help carry the load. My friend, Gwen Carr, knows well this heavy feeling. She is the mother of Eric Garner, the New York man who received an acknowledged, illegal chokehold by aContinue reading “Why revisiting grief in the public spotlight is tragic”

Show up: Follow your life’s passions

There are three basic rules for success offered by the artistic director of  Chicago-based The Second City Training Center, the companion amateur comedic prep center for the world’s largest improvisational and sketch comedy. They are: Show up. Take care of one another. Do stuff. The administrators and faculty are united around this trio of successContinue reading “Show up: Follow your life’s passions”