March 18, 2002
Saw my young cousin Ivan in Guys & Dolls yesterday; pretty dang good performance, his middle school production compared favorably in many ways to what my high school did. And today's title is a quote from the musical as well as a bridge to the next bit...
Images of the Moment
They finally found the girl (now woman) with the piercing gaze whose portrait was one of the most famous cover images for National Geographic. They made a positive ID via the pattern of her irises. It sounds kind of stupid to say, but you can tell she hasn't had an easy life of it.
Quote of the Moment
"Uncertainty is the normal state. You're nobody special."
--Player in Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead"
News of the Moment
Suddenly, I don't feel so bad for not having gone to an ivy-league school...