Freedom and Consequence is now available in Kindle format! Fifteen stories about people facing difficult choices or dealing with the consequences of choices made. Just as every action has a reaction, every decision has a consequence. How will these people deal with those consequences. Available in paperback, Kindle, and as a Kindle Matchbook selection!
Some shots from the 2015 Dogwood Festival in Atlanta, GA, held in Piedmont Park.
Vieux Farka Toure, the guitarist from Mali, in West Africa, played Terminal West in Atlanta on 22 April. I had the good fortune to see his father, Ali Farka Toure play at the Variety Playhouse in 1999 or 2000, so I was pleased to be able to see Vieux play this year. Like his father … Continue reading Vieux Farka Toure, Terminal West, Atlanta, GA, 22 April 2015
One of my favorite little green spaces in Atlanta is the small park that's just behind One Atlantic Center at 14th Street and West Peachtree. It's totally surprising as one is walking along to encounter the meandering path with it's colorful benches and circular water fountain in the shadow of the impressive architecture of One … Continue reading One Atlantic Center, Atlanta, GA, 12 April 2015
My friend, Alyse Black was in town Tuesday, 14 April and performed at the Academy Theatre in Hapeville, GA. I met Alyse in 2008 when she performed at the Five Spot in Little Five Points, and have been following her career ever since. She's a great singer and songwriter, and her live shows are always … Continue reading Alyse Black, Academy Theatre, Hapeville, GA, 14 April 2015
Remembering my father, Talmadge Eugene Lupo (13 April 1933 - 5 April 1995) on what would have been his 82nd birthday. He was born thirty years and one week before I was. He graduated high school in Homerville, GA in 1951. He served two terms in the U.S. Air Force throughout the 1950s, stationed in … Continue reading Talmadge Eugene Lupo, 1933-1995
As a child growing up in the Methodist Church, I learned about Samson, the legendary strongman from Judges, in Sunday School. This Biblical hero looms large in the imagination of believers and non-believers alike both for his strength and his amazing head of hair. What I learned then is that he was really strong, devoted … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Samson
My play A Mother and Child Disunion, presented as part of OnStage Atlanta's 2015 "Spring Shorts" festival of short plays. Recorded 22 March 2015. Directed by Nat Martin Rose: Amy Johnson Angie: Maggie Schneider Daniel: Dre Camacho