Side Effects

     As television commercials remind us constantly nowadays, there’s a panoply of prescription drugs available to combat depression, arthritis, high cholesterol, nicotine addiction, and even “erectile dysfuncton.” You name the problem, and...

Sixty Five

     For the past year, my husband, Henry, has been humming the Beatles’ song, “When I’m 64.” In a profound state of anxiety, he sings:  When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now, will you still be sending me a valentine,...

Sixty Five

     For the past year, my husband, Henry, has been humming the Beatles’ song, “When I’m 64.” In a profound state of anxiety, he sings:  When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now, will you still be sending me a valentine,...

Disabilities on Center Stage

     On Sunday, June 30th The New York Times ran an article about a unique theatre company on the Lower East Side, Apothetae—named for the place where Spartans supposedly abandoned weak or disabled babies.  Founded by Gregg Mozgala, an actor...

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