Celebrating Shakespeare: As You Like It by William Shakespeare

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I get it.  As You Like It is not considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies.  It certainly doesn’t have strong leads who can dash off continuous lines of sparkling repartee like Much Ado About Nothing.  It doesn’t have the fantastic fantasy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  It doesn’t have the slapstick potential of The Comedy [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Everything is Going to Be Okay

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Late last Sunday night, in the wake of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, I held my daughter as she lay sobbing in my arms, overwhelmed at the pervasive sense of wrongness in the world.  Usually when she comes to me for comfort, I ramble on and on, trying to ease her [….]