April 2014

Hooray For Barbara Clippinger!

Hooray For Barbara Clippinger! By Tod Jonson   Having a “star-quality” is not new to Barbara Clippinger-Morison, creator of  LLT’s overwhelmingly popular and brilliantly executed musical, Hooray for Hollywood. In the show, those auditioning learn to sing, dance and sparkle, performing the wonderful music from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and specifically the fabulous songs …

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Friendship By Kathy Koches   One of my favorite sayings is “A friend will come and bail you out of jail, but a good friend will be sitting there next to you saying “Damn, that was fun!”  Cicero says, “Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief” There are …

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LINDA BUCKTHORP—“A Woman of Valor”*

LINDA BUCKTHORP—“A Woman of Valor”* By Elsa Wasserman   Today Linda lives in the “house of her dreams” overlooking Ajijic Village, her gardens (mostly desert plants to save water), Lake Chapala and the encircling Sierra Madre Mountains. She journeyed, however, over much difficult terrain to finally reach this place. Seeing Linda for the first time at …

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