Sister, Sister

Rustic Roots

October 30, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre, Uncategorized

It took two-and-a-half years of eager anticipation for the new Blue Barn Theatre to take shape at 10th and Pacific streets, as producing artistic director Susan Clement-Toberer waited impatiently to start creating in the new space. […]

Triangle Pose

October 5, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications, Uncategorized

The Triangle pose stretches and strengthens the thighs and ankles, stretches the hamstrings, hips, spine, and chest, relieves backache (especially during pregnancy—I’m photographed here as I entered my third trimester), and helps to keep stress […]

Move Along

August 24, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications, Uncategorized

This article appears in August 2015 Her Family. The forbidden occupies a special place in the imaginations of young children, so it’s no surprise that a vital role in parenting (and grandparenting) resides in the […]

Nightcrawler Heaven

August 21, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Food & Drink, Publications, Restaurants, Uncategorized

This article appears in July/August 2015 Encounter. Let us now observe the urban jungles of Heartlandia and the Omaha teen, as he and she migrate to a small hole-in-the-wall in Little Bohemia where the coffee […]

Demolishing the Cost of Custom

A Bit of Motivation

March 19, 2015 · Posted In: Uncategorized

When it comes to exercise, motivation can be somewhat elusive. Good intentions fall by the wayside and soon enough we find ourselves stuck in the same old routine, or, probably more often, the routine of […]

Hilary Adams

January 8, 2015 · Posted In: Uncategorized

Tenures among key leadership positions at the Omaha Community Playhouse often span decades. It’s perhaps one of the main reasons that the largest community playhouse in America has earned its reputation as a treasured arts […]

Urban Blight

January 6, 2015 · Posted In: Uncategorized

I had a stock comment while at UNL meant to deflect Omahans who might try to diminish me for being from a town of only 4,600 people. “Just because I’m from a small town doesn’t […]

The Ratings Game

Posted In: Uncategorized

Please excuse the meta-publishing moment here, but I’d like to unveil to you Omaha Magazine’s Top 10 Most Ridiculous Magazine Top 10s of all time. (Yes, these are real). 10.  Top 10 Unmentionable Facts About […]