I got the second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine yesterday and am doing well. I have a pronounced soreness at the injection site, but not too bad. Please get yourself vaccinated if you haven't already. We need to put this long nightmare behind us by shutting off the probabilities of any further transmission. And … Continue reading Got my second jab – Please get vaccinated
Month: March 2021
World Theatre Day 2021
Happy World Theatre Day after a full year with no theatre. I can't tell you how much I have missed it. I've tried several screening options but it never filled the void. It was fine but so are movies and television. What I love is to sit shoulder to shoulder with total strangers to absorb … Continue reading World Theatre Day 2021
Be alert to Diabetes today
Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day. Diabetes can do great damage and certainly complicated my recent health emergency. I got quickly better after the surgeries but have slipped a bit during the lockdown. I had a follow-up doctor appointment yesterday to get back on track. My doctor is actively and aggressively addressing the issue … Continue reading Be alert to Diabetes today
Welcome Spring. Welcome Hope.
As winter turns to spring, despair and fear turns to hope. The earth reawakens. Welcome back Persephone. We've missed you. The earth reawakens. There is hope ahead. I have faith. As always you can find more at http://www.walterthinnes.com and on Twitter @walterthinnes
National Chocolate Caramel Day
Today is a great conglomeration of two flavors. Chocolate + Caramel. Add a little sea salt and I know someone who will be thrilled. All I can advise is to stop licking your phone screen with this picture. Really. I know it is delicious. But really. As always you can find more at http://www.walterthinnes.com and … Continue reading National Chocolate Caramel Day
Final Weekend to catch my online plays in the safety and comfort of your home
I am very fortunate to have two my short plays streaming online this weekend that you can get tickets to. My popular HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LEONARD is part of the Barrington Stage Company's 10th Annual 10x10 New Play Festival and you can get tickets at: https://barringtonstageco.org/10x10-new-play-festival-2021/ And my very recent short play 2020 - A PERFECT … Continue reading Final Weekend to catch my online plays in the safety and comfort of your home
Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Wear your green, celebrate responsibly and have a very Happy St. Patrick's Day, whether you are Irish or not! And if you are ambitious and have time today, check out the Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe I posted yesterday. Or save it in your recipe file to enjoy next year! As always you … Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day
TOMORROW is National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
Since tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, it is also the day for the iconic meal served for that celebration. So, why I am I telling you the day before? So you can go shopping for the ingredients and try the excellent slow cooker version you can find below. Enjoy! ===============Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage … Continue reading TOMORROW is National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
Beware the Ides of March
The story of the assassination of Julius Caesar is familiar worldwide as it has been featured in art and plays and popular culture in the ensuing two millennia since it happened. It is part of the collective history most of us know. But I have a question I have never seen answered. Roman historian Suetonius … Continue reading Beware the Ides of March
Recently got my first jab
I recently got my first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. I go back for my second shot later this month. The mass vaccination site at the Washington Heights Armory was smooth, fast and efficient. Get yours whenever you can. I'm looking forward to going maskless soon - it is messing with my beard! As … Continue reading Recently got my first jab
Ramble on Daylight Savings Time
We are at that time of year where before you go to bed you should turn your clocks ahead one hour as Daylight Savings Time begins again in the USA. Never mind that most clocks today are automatically controlled by SkyNet and just move the clock forward one hour at 2:00 AM so that you … Continue reading Ramble on Daylight Savings Time
My Recent Short Play is now available OnDemand for a limited time!
I hope you caught my recent short play - 2020 - A Perfect Year for Magical Thinking - when it was streamed last month as part of the Old Library Theatre's 10th Annual One-Act Play Festival. If you didn't and want to watch it (or just want to watch it again!) you're in luck! The … Continue reading My Recent Short Play is now available OnDemand for a limited time!
One of my short plays will be streamed by Barrington Stage Company
Wanted you to know that my short play “Happy Birthday, Leonard” was selected to be performed and streamed in The Barrington Stage Company’s Tenth Annual 10x10 New Play Festival. The Festival will have ten performances and be streamed March 11-14 and March 18-21 (starts on Thursday!). Barrington Stage is an award winning and important regional theater … Continue reading One of my short plays will be streamed by Barrington Stage Company
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