The question of whether or not to press for impeachment has risen to the surface for Congressional Democrats with Speaker Nancy Pelosi trying to hold the line. Her point is that, because of the divisiveness that will ensue, impeachment is a “last resort” strategy. Way back in early January, I asked in this space, where … Continue reading Impeachment Redux
I have been steeped these past few weeks in the final throes of mounting the New York City premiere of my play, Let Me Fluff Your Pillow, which juxtaposes intimate family dynamics with a sudden, external threat beyond the control of the cast. In a stark reminder of how life imitates art, I awakened this … Continue reading Life Imitates Art
There is an exercise in two parts that I often use in group settings. I distribute a page of punctuation marks and invite participants to select the one mark that best represents their life on that particular day and why they have made the choice they did. In the second part of the exercise, I … Continue reading Which Punctuation Mark Are You?
On Thursday, April 25, Joe Biden officially announced his candidacy for the Presidency in 2020. I was disappointed. I like Joe Biden. I believe he is a great man. There is no comparison between the former Vice President and the current occupant of the Oval Office. Despite periodic gaffes, blind spots and insensitivities, there is … Continue reading Biden’s Presidential Run
In the midst of preparations to return to Pakistan in October and keeping abreast of the deluge in nightly headlines, I am currently engaged in something completely different: producing the New York City premiere of a play, Let Me Fluff Your Pillow, that I wrote in the early 80’s and that has become strangely relevant … Continue reading Let Me Fluff Your Pillow