Monthly Archives: April 2017

Opening night is right around the corner

We’re coming up on “hell week” at our house, and I’m trying to stay relaxed about it. Since the beginning of January, Douglas has been rehearsing almost every Saturday and Sunday, all day, for the upcoming production of “Fiddler on the Roof” at the New Surry Theater in Blue Hill. The show opens next Friday, […]

Navigating April showers and tax time in a new(ish) marriage

“April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” So begins T.S. Eliot’s most famous poem, “The Wasteland,” which I studied in both high school and college and still barely begin to understand. What I understand better is that, around these parts, […]