"Well, at least it can't be any worse than fish and chips." --John Fraser, Repulsion

Memories:  Mid-2018 through 2021   

I was 13 and Chita was 26 when our friendship began in BYE BYE BIRDIE in 1960

58 years later and she now looks younger than me! 

With Maya Lynne Robinson, Misty Carlisle, and

Michael Fishman on the set of THE CONNERS 

Me 'n me Gany at the Autry, Griffith Park; November, 2018 

With a trio of heroes:  Alan Mandell, John Fleck, and Penny Stallings 

A sunny Christmas trip to Santa Barbabra... 

...to hang Bill Brochtrup and Jenny Sullivan 

January, 2019:  Six years being us!

A true legend: Barbara Bain, my friend for 50+ years! 

Classic French Quarter, New Orleans; January, 2019 

Talk about ageless... with my 30-year pal Marion Ross

The amazing Q Peter visits from St. Wolfgang, Austria 

At gallery opening with Tom Cianfichi, "Mad Men"'s Bryan Batt, and Festival founder Peggy Scott Laborde 

At gallery opening with former Grace Players Mark Carroll, Carmela Rappazzo, and Bernie White 

With Hugh's mom Becky visiting us from Ft. Worth 

With our dear friend Dr. Kenneth Holditch at the Monteleone  

My old BEDS castmate Jeremy Lawrence in his 11th time as Tennessee! 

Closing the Festival 2019 at the Pontalba with the STELLAAAAA! Shouting Contest 

Hugh competes... 

...and WINS!

At the Fest's closing night bash at the Pontalba on Jackson Square 

With my “date” Maya Lynne Robinson at the Fountain; May, 2019

A non-Popeye's lunch with my amazing friend Deidrie Henry 

At Molly Malone's to remember and celebrate the life and music of the lategreat Jerry Riopelle, with Naomi Riopelle, Stephanie Edwards, and Jenny Sullivan;  June, 2019

Hugh and I reading in good company at the Fountain Theatre's live-streamed MUELLER REPORT READ-A-THON July 18, 2019... that's Del Shores and Alfred Molina following us!

Kelly Hughes and I hawk our wares at the Chocolate & Art Show at the Vortex in DTLA

With George McGrath at his PARTY OF TWO at the Groundlings...  

...and Lynne Stewart, still the Most Beautiful Woman in Puppetland! 

With Peter Musante, home in LA for the Blue Man opening 

Hanging with our friend-slash-hero Hershey Felder, San Diego 

With my friend and fellow OctoberSixteentho-American Tim Robbins; October, 2019 

Thanksgiving, 2019 

HAPPY HOLIDAY IN N'AWLINS, 2019 

Our 7th anniversary at the opening of Cirque du Soleil's VOLTA; Dodgers Stadium, January 21, 2020

With my friend for 40+ years Linda Purl at Catalina Jazz Club  

Oh... and then THIS happpened: An awful lotta time on my hands; March, 2020

Always good to keep the essentials at hand, it's said

Yeah, but it got old fast.

Happyish EX-Mas, 2020

 

A YEAR OF HUNKERING

There once were three fellers from El Lay

Who thought lockdown would be a short stay...

A year later to the day

Still socially-distancing away

They’re kinda enjoying their Stay-Ca!  
                                 
                                     — TMH, March 13, 2021

 

SO PROUD OF MY GANY!

Rescuing our beloved Oreo Cookiedough, March, 2021  🧡🧡🧡

Our first maskless excursion with Robyn Cosio and Susan Exley Record; La Scala, Beverly Hills, June, 2021

Al fresco feasting at the home of Ian Bryce and Taylor Gilbert, August, 2021

At the grand opening of the Academy Museum, September, 2021

With our brilliant pal Michael Michetti at Casita del Campo

With Desean Terry at A Noise Within for SEVEN GUITARS

At Pasadena Playhouse for  the opening of HEAD OVER HEELS; October, 2021

With Lindy Robbins and my portraiit of Laura; December, 2021

BAHFUGGINHUMBUG.