One of a Kind

I watched an interview with Octavia Spencer on Late Night with Steven Colbert a couple of nights ago. She plays the leader of the Amity faction in the new film Allegiant, the last segment in the Divergent series. Colbert asked her about her many acting roles over the years and the number of times she … More One of a Kind

Rolling, rolling, rolling

No, it wasn’t John Wayne. But yes, I am still being faithful to my western theme this morning. “Rawhide” was the launching TV series for Clint Eastwood back in the 60s. But that’s not what this is about. After my rant yesterday about all the things that come between a writer and his work, I … More Rolling, rolling, rolling

“The Grove”

It had been called Magic Valley for as long as anyone could remember. And when you visited the region, it quickly became obvious why. Even in the bitterest Montana winter, when cattle froze in huge drifts of snow and breath crusted into icicles on your face, the valley remained mild and temperate. When the hot … More “The Grove”