DEAR LAURA (and anyone else who needs these words): Let this be a year of saying yes to yourself, of embracing change and welcoming transition. What if, instead of holding your breath, anticipating pain and discomfort, you breathe through the hard part? What if you let the threshold truly transport you, instead of projecting a … Continue reading The Only Constant is Change
After thinking about it for ages and ages, I've jumped in headfirst and started a podcast. It's called "TBD With LDT," because the content and direction of each episode is "to be determined" based on what I feel like talking about when I sit down to record (and "To Be Determined" was already taken). These … Continue reading TBD With LDT: The Podcast
Here's a little story about street harrassment...and how one moment can restore a little of one's faith in humanity. FLASHBACK—two days ago, walking to Wednesday's 6:30pm rehearsal. It's bright and sunny out, a harbinger of the nine-day heat wave yet to come. I am in black jeans, sunglasses, and a t-shirt, with no makeup … Continue reading Friday Storytime
This week, I bit the bullet and invested in a personal plan through WordPress.com that allows me to have my own domain name and more insights into the ways folks are interacting with the site. Unfortunately, either because of my own human error (likely) or a functionality issue in WordPress, my existing page/blog didn't get … Continue reading New Website!
Blogging and Branding...... I started what would be considered my first weblog back in my freshman year at CSU Stanislaus—seventeen years ago, in the early days of internet use by the masses. For a long time, I housed my thoughts on Yahoo’s Geocities webhosting, but I was not clever enough to save the months and … Continue reading Blogging and Branding
Viewpoints: A Philosophy Embedded in a Physical Practice...... In the spring of 2002, my friend Kirsten Collins gave me a copy of Anne Bogart’s A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre. I had heard of Anne and her theatre company, the Saratoga International Theatre Institute (SITI Co.), but this was my first exposure … Continue reading Viewpoints: A Philosophy Embedded in a Physical Practice