On Tuesday, the same day my father-in-law, one of the best men on earth, finally got home after intense heart surgery, Michael and I learned a tiny almost-nothingness in my right lung is not quite so tiny anymore. The type of cancer I first got in 2005 has been called aggressive, and fortunately so are the specialists who care for me. We don’t know if this spot is cancer, but
I just want to say a few words to Ryan John Woodward, lighting artist: double negative for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. I loved this movie. I loved it so much, I actually went there – to the really sad and ridiculous place no long-time movie fan should ever go, in which I actually, truly wondered if what seemed to have happened actually had. (Hey, this is a very different take
Six years ago, my now 11-year-old, John, was 5, the age Jake is now. Every day, John was in costume. I took Zorro to the grocery stores many times. One mother met my eyes and said I was lucky. If her son came dressed as his favorite character, he’d be wearing a giant yellow sponge. John’s favorite Zorro cape was his Aunt Caroline blanket. I tied that thing every day.