Listen to me, Esther, a career is a curious thing. Talent isn’t always enough. You need a sense of timing – an eye for seeing the turning point or recognizing the big chance when it comes along and grabbing it. A career can rest on a trifle. Like – like us sitting here tonight. Or it can turn on somebody saying to you, ‘You’re better than that. You’re better than you know.’ Don’t settle for the little dream. Go on […]
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*** Sage words, sweethearts, and oh so very true. Interested in finding out why?
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She went to Yale Drama and after appearing on Broadway got a small plum part in a Weinstein film shot on location in Shreveport in the tolerable month of January. She made the big move to LA and secured an apartment on King’s Road. Eileen, a natural Nordic blonde had the chops for theater and the face for the big screen. But, nobody had told her about the insects. I’m referring to the date beetles, the babies of the earth, […]
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MY MOTHER fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was. We often speak of “Mommy’s mommy,” and I find myself trying to explain the illness that took her away from us. They have asked if the same could happen […]
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