Tag Archive | passion

for better or verse

I say “poetry” and you say: a) roses are red, violets are blue, b) there once was a girl from Nantucket, c) oh, no, don’t make me read poetry — please! But how about songwriters as poets? Got your attention now, don’t I? To wit: If you have ever been to a Bruce Springsteen concert, […]

for love of the game

To me, watching someone do what they love — and do it so amazingly because of their talent and affinity for it — is truly a rush. Kobe knocking down the 3-point playoff shot at the buzzer, Peyton throwing the perfect (and perfectly impossible) touchdown pass, Shaun literally defying gravity as he rides the half […]

chemistry rules

When it comes to chemistry, one of two things is true — a) mix two elements together and nothing happens, or b) combine two elements, stand back, and wait for the fireworks. When it comes to onscreen chemistry, there are those couples whose dynamic is so hot, it’s amazing the screen doesn’t melt. Here’s my […]