A Broken Loop

Last weekend, my girlfriends and I saw the movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. It’s based on novels by Ransom Riggs. The books help fill that Harry Potter shaped void in this booknerd’s heart, so it was a no-brainer to see the movie. However, trailers hinted at action sequences and director Tim Burton always…

I’ll Know It When I Hear It

I was stretched out on the couch under a blanket. Twilight. The neighborhood remained quiet, but I couldn’t get back to sleep after letting the dog outside. I queued up a much talked about podcast. Hours later when Stockton woke up and got ready for a bike ride, I was still on the couch listening…

Strike a Pose

I’ll call my friends Mr. C and Ms. K. They are choreographers and their creative talent delights me. Within nuanced movement they convey mood and emotion. When I attend productions they perform in or produce, I play a little game. I don’t read the entire program and instead try to decide within the first few…

Make It Accessible

I dream of an app that will provide me with audio description for any place I go: museums, theaters, public transit, grocery stores, all of it. It would chatter along as if a mini version of my sister or my husband sat on my shoulder and informed me of my environment. My fingers would do…