It’s Been a Fabulous Week on Ocracoke

Today is the last day of our Storytelling Workshop on Ocracoke Island, one of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Almost 20 of us have spent the week remembering our lives and sharing stories while led by master storyteller Donald Davis.  Check out his TED Talk on...

On Our Way to Ocracoke

Well… Carol tested positive for COVID shortly after I did. We isolated and then continued to mask during our rare outings. We did find time and space away from others in Riverside Park not far from our hotel.  I used some of the time to read and journal.  I finished...

An Update during Week Three

My third week of sabbatical, as well as my third in New York City, began with Carol’s joining me. After the performance at Gotham Comedy Club on Monday, we spent our days walking the city streets and walking Central and Riverside Parks. We saw two shows. The...

Two Weeks into the Sabbatical (New York)

Yes, it’s two weeks and one day into the sabbatical. Since blogging last Tuesday, I have performed at nine open mics. To give some clarification these open mics are the kind where comedians pay $5.00 to perform for five minutes in front of other comedians.  This...

One Week into the Sabbatical

Today, I am one week into this Sabbatical with the theme “The Comedic Arts for Gospel Truth, Healing, and Joy.” You are reading my second ever blog post. I posted for the first time a week ago, but I promptly forgot how to do it again. So, I had a...