Saturday, December 8, 2012


Last night I went to see Melissa Leilani Larson's show Martyr's Crossing. 

I love Mel's words. Every turn of phrase is well constructed.

I love that she focuses on women. It is such a pleasant experience to see a play about women where getting married and having children is briefly referred to... (these aren't bad things at all)... BUT... It is lovely when a writer conveys the crazy notion that as women, we do have other things to focus on.

I was sitting with my dear friend Lyn. Lyn works as a hospice nurse. She was a little emotionally raw because she has lost patients very recently. After the show, I turned to her and said, "So this show was about angels who lead mortals thru the pains of death. In other words, we just saw a play about you dear." She laughed and cried.

I can't believe I'm actually friends with a person like this. She is an angel. A real life angel.

To my right was a writer named Courtney.  I spent the afternoon today reading her blog. Such amazing experiences, told in such a raw and powerful way.

I want to live up to the power of my sex.

I am so happy to be a woman.

This song has nothing to do with this post, but it's in my head... And it makes me laugh.


Salmon Tolman Family said...

You sat by "the" Courtney of CJane's blog?
The play sounds are so lucky to experience such wonderful culture and art in all forms! I wish that I lived closer to opportunities like this!

Eve said...

I wish that you lived closer because I wish that you were closer!! It is Courtney of CJane's blog. She was beautiful, inside and out. Much like my friend Kala. :)