23RD AUGUST_Special day for the Bruce Family in Hawaii celebrating my Grand Cousin’s 105th Birthday

On 23 August 2010, my Grand Cousin Phyllis Carr Bruce (my father John W. Bruce’s first cousin) turned 105 years young! She is doing quite well and still lives in her majestic home (since 1937) with her daughters, amidst a grove of beautiful trees at the foothills of an awe-inspiring volcano. When she was 99 (2004-2005), i stayed at her home and convalesced from a severe foot injury. She brought me tea, shared her sweet kitty, looked after me and watched late night television with me. Please read the following article on what she thought about turning 100! … read/see ~more~

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in memory of my mentor-Steven D. Reuther-who encouraged me to pay it forward

The biggest lessons Steve taught me about the business (& life, for that matter) were about loyalty, honesty, hard-work and to “pay it forward.” Even when i first started in the business in the 80s, i would try to help others who demonstrated they had these virtues and Steve saw that. I continue to mentor loyal, honest, hard-working people, primarily because of Steve, because it reinforces my Buddhist upbringing and embraces my spiritual beliefs today. … ~more~

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as the informationist on the show & the biz (of showbiz)

please listen to my energetic & impassioned talk on Rex Sikes Movie Beat: Part 2: i spoke today (05/17) with Rex on blogtalkradio about the “Art/Show of ShowBiz” (storytelling, process, techniques, alchemy) and flowed from my right brain with my passion, thoughts, and a little wisdom on writing, directing, performing and creative producing. I started with my “Top Ten List To Live the Artistic/Creative Life” (Writer, Director, Performer) … ~read/see more~

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