Category Archives: Life Stuff

Blathering in Bourbon Country

I went to Kentucky over the 4th of July weekend to visit a dear friend of mine I’ve known since college.  It was a wonderful trip complete with beautiful weather, fun conversations, and an ample amount of delicious Kentucky bourbon. … Continue reading

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Return of the Writer

As much as I try to get back into a regular writing routine, 2014 keeps throwing curveballs at me.  The latest curveball comes in the form of new employment.  Last month out of the blue, I was offered a producer … Continue reading

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The Next Level

Admittedly, I am sputtering to the finish line for 2013.  What a strange, transitional twelve months it’s been.  Trying to figure out the work/life/Deliberate-Productions-work balance has proven challenging lately, and I feel like I’m floundering on all fronts.  (Yeah, that … Continue reading

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Celebration Cycle

Recently the Brenner clan descended on Pittsburgh to pay our respects to my Mother’s brother who passed away last month. Uncle Jim was only sixty-four, which made this unexpected loss feel all the more premature and painful. For those of … Continue reading

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She Works Hard for the Money

Back in October, I was reviewing my bank statement and realized, “Hey, these two-year Sabbaticals don’t pay for themselves!”  Yes, the harsh reality of my dwindling savings was poking out its unwelcome head.  But I had the Austin Film Festival … Continue reading

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