Monthly Archives: March 2014

Miss Lavendar Lewis Speaks

I’m on my way to my mom’s, carrying flowers and raspberries. I used to live in the building, so I’m familiar with some people who live there. Today I bump into woman I call Miss Lavendar – that’s not her name, of course, but she reminds me of the Miss Lavendar character in “Anne of […]


Flipping channels, I come across a program on Oscar Hammerstein. It’s on PBS, so it’s well done. I’m not sure about Matthew Morrison’s presence or significance in the program (seems lightweight compared to the content), but everything else is close to perfect. The commentary by Stephen Sondheim, Hammerstein’s children and stepdaughter, and Hammerstein himself illuminates […]