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  • personal theatre & dance

    Act 2: The Post-Musical Era

    I have a confession: I loved Hamilton, but I don’t *love* Hamilton–not in the way a good musical theatre person should. The day the Ben Brantley review came out, I bought tickets. Brian and I…

    July 10, 2016
  • personal theatre & dance

    The Shame of Being Non-Equity

    “I define shame as the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging – something we’ve experienced, done, or failed to do makes us…

    May 23, 2016
  • personal

    We’re moving (across Cyberspace)!

    My dearest, sweet MAB LIBS readers, I have good news and bad news. Everyone always wants the bad news first, so here goes … I’m retiring this blog address. I didn’t intend to, but I…

    June 28, 2015
  • personal

    Long time, no blog

    Friends! I’ll make this quick because I’m typing in bed, and I can’t use my power adapter because Stanley thinks it’s a cat toy. We don’t have a lot of time. It’s August, and…

    August 7, 2014
  • gerbs personal

    Be interesting again.

    I may be going through my quarter-life crisis. After 10 years of tunnel-vision determination to get into dental school, I’m here… and I’m struggling with how to keep going. I have wanted to be…

    March 25, 2014
  • personal

    [obligatory end-of-year post: 2013]

    Happy New Year, friends! I should be reviewing 2013 in this post or outlining all of my resolutions for 2014, but all I really want is to do better next year. So there you…

    December 31, 2013
  • personal

    The last four years (with photos)

    Four years ago — yes, just four years ago around 9:30 PM on October 22nd — I went into labor. Don’t think your life can change that much in four years? Well, think again.…

    October 23, 2013
  • personal

    Busy, busy, busy

    You guys. I didn’t think it was possible, but I think I may have run out of things to say. I mean, I have plenty to say, but frankly, I’m kind of tired of…

    October 10, 2013
  • food & drink gerbs personal

    Beer is beautiful

    While running several ideas through my head about what my next entry should focus on, I read through Joy the Baker’s Real-​​Talk Blog Tips that Melissa posted. One of her suggestions was to blog…

    February 17, 2013