MARK

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MARK HOWARD FISCHER 10/13/54 – 11/9/16 “If I leave here tomorrow Would you still remember me? For I must be traveling on, now Cause there’s too many places I’ve got to see” – Lynyrd Skynyrd It’s no coincedence that I’ve heard “Freebird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd on the radio several times in the past few days. […]

KUNDALINI YOGA

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I’ve always been woo woo of sorts engaging in new age practices, dabbling in witchy poo ways and courageously surrendering to the unknown. This has led me on many paths which have been thought provoking, enlightening and a few times downright hilarious quackery. The people I’ve met and the places I’ve been both literally and […]

Pens & Panties

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Every September I make a perennial pilgrimmage to purchase pens and panties. There’s something about this time of year that beckons renewal, perhaps it’s the start of the school year or it’s the faint waft of cool air. Whatever it may be, I have an urge to restart my life anew with the purchase of […]

Green Juices, Zoodles & Rutabaga Mash – oh my !

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Within the past year I was diagnosed with anemia not once but twice. This has been an alarming surprise to me as I’ve touted a healthy diet for years. Following my Dr’s orders I had a colonoscopy which thankfully revealed a healthy colon and no internal bleeding. So how and why the anemia ? I […]

Teddy

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TEDDY 11/16/04 – 8/5/16 After living in apartments with rules against having dogs, it’s a treat to own a home to enjoy canine love. Little did I know how much joy Teddy would bring into my life. He was the sweetest, most friendly, loving dog there was. I realize everyone says that about their pet. […]

David Bowie

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Death doesn’t scare me, though it has confused and saddened me. Mostly I accept death as a part of our journey as humans. And then David Bowie died. For a myriad of reasons I’ve been shook up by Bowie’s death. He was the consummate artist, the iconic wizard of change, the mythical leader of the […]

The Gay Olympics !

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Wow oh wow do I love this time of year ! As a member of Screen Actors Guild aka SAG, I feel fortunate to receive “screeners” in the mail. In other words, all of the films from last year that are nominated show up at my doorstep for FREE ! My husband and I enjoy […]

Make It Happen !

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I’m apart of the Thriving Artist Circle that’s led by Dallas Travers who is my creative career coach. The theme she chose for 2016 is “Make It Happen” which I wholeheartedly encourage ! Whatever that “It” means to you I hope you take ownership of your life, dreams, goals, wishes and desires by making them […]

Addeetood of Graddeetood

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My teacher in the 8th grade, Mr Dan Algeo, had a motto – “addeetood of graddeetood” said in the very best proverbial Philadelphia accent. With all the shit going on in the world this motto is a great reminder to see the beauty cuz it’s just too damn easy to belabor the ugly. If you […]

HONEYMOON IN PARIS !

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Can I possibly say something about Paris that hasn’t already been said ? Can I synthesize 12 days of bliss in a mere blog ? In a nutshell, David and I had a fantastic honeymoon that was a magical dream come true ! So here is my humble attempt at trying to recapture the sites, […]

Beautiful story from 9/11

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From a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15, written following 9-11: On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, we were about 5 hours out of Frankfurt, flying over the North Atlantic. All of a sudden the curtains parted and I was told to go to the cockpit, immediately, to see the captain. As soon as […]

SYMPATHY FOR OUTCASTS

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SYMPATHY FOR OUTCASTS What an honor and privilege to be living out my dream. The upcoming 2 weeks are filled with fun and fantastic-ness. Check out the highlights of where and what I’ll be doing: SF’S 20th ANNUAL DRAG KING CONTEST I’ll be guest judge for the biggest Drag King contest in the world held […]

GIVE FORWARD

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My oldest brother Mark is in need of help these days. In March he lost his job; in June he was diagnosed with cancer. And his wife Meg has been caring for her 95 year old father in their home who recently had a leg amputated so she is unable to earn. Mark was diagnosed […]

Did you know ???

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So here is a bit of trivia about me that you may find interesting hopefully not boastful: – I grew up in a larger than life way in the suburbs of Philadelphia commonly called the Main Line. It’ s so called because (as per wikipedia) “the Main Line of PA Railroad ran northwest from downtown […]

MY FAVORITE FILMS

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List of my favorite films Here is a list of my favorite films and why in no particular order: Female Trouble; Desperate Living; Polyester; Pink Flamingo’s; Multiple Maniacs; CryBaby; Serial Mom; Pecker by John Waters – because he is supremely genius, gutsy & super hilarious !! Harold & Maude by Hal Ashby – my feel good film; […]

SHOWTIME !

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So one thing I was asked to do in my blog is to keep all of you updated on my whereabouts. My latest update about where I’ll be is that I’m in a show ! I’m in a group ensemble of scenes directed by Steve Eastin & co-directed by Sarah Hunter with 5 scenes in […]

GSD

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“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” – Aristotle I’ve wanted to create my own acting work for several years now. In an effort to accomplish this goal I developed a salon chez Mo in the hopes of GSD (getting shit done) while encouraging others […]

Perfectionitis

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Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I’ve been lamenting about my first blog wanting it to be perfect and in the process came down with perfectionitis. It’s a common malady for me as I want to create […]