I began writing this blog in Rijeka, Croatia, a town on the Adriatic Sea, while re-staging a production of TRISTAN AND ISOLDE that premiered shortly before Covid shut down the world.
"The artist rummages through the world, attends lovingly on everyday things and tells their story." -Byung-Chul Han
"As a writer I exist in a constant state of doubt, and this is not the impediment to my art, it’s the precondition of it." -Stacy D’Erasmo
Everything is the same and everything is different. - Gertrude Stein
Experience is a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness. - Henry James
On Memorial Day weekend, for the first time in a year and a half, I attended the theater.