“God of Carnage” at Lamplighters

We thoroughly enjoyed God of Carnage at Lamplighters Community Theatre in La Mesa. This is becoming our home theatre because it’s so close, and runs a regular season of excellent plays and musicals. God of…

No Book No Problem

The other morning I had an appointment for routine service on my car. However, in the rush to get everyone out the door I’d forgotten to pack a book or anything to work on while…

20:20 Vision?

Time for a look back on 2019 and a look ahead at 2020. In 2019 I saw 12 live plays, which is more than I thought I would see. Three were for a college class,…

Used Books and a DVD

I was looking to kill time after a dinner out with my teenager, waiting for traffic to die down, and as we were sort of in the neighborhood I suggested we go to BookOff. It’s…

“Becket” vs. Becket

I found this book on the free books shelves at my local library, where they set out books that have languished unwanted at the monthly book fair through several cycles. I’m familiar with the historical…