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Linda Jones, actor, writer, runner, reader, lover of cats & dogs...
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Author: LJo

11 Jun Chewing Scenery

It’s always exciting to revisit a project, particularly when you’ve had time away from it to pause and reflect. Honor Student, by Michael Erickson, the reading I did back in December, is getting another look. I’m delighted - my role (Naomi) is complex, layered and challenging,...

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06 Dec Honor Student

Door opened, opportunity arrived! That short note from an old friend in August turned into a wonderful and incredibly challenging role in a fabulous project.  The play is Honor Student, by Michael Erickson, and it's the Playwright's First award winner this year (they're the organization that discovered Wit). I'm honored to...

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06 Nov And then there was Dog.

Coraline. Lucy the Cat left us on August the 20th, 2013. Both John and I were lost. She took pieces of us that we didn't even know we had. We wandered a bit through the next few weeks, and on September the 8th we found ourselves in...

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22 Sep I Will Be Beautiful.

"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." ~Michelangelo It has been some time, I know. This year. This year. Has been. Something. Humbling, that I will say. And cut, carved and marked by sadness and loss. Ashes to ashes, and all that. Labor...

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28 Jul Opportunity Knocks

What a delight: a short note from an old friend, wonderful director and fabulous teacher. Brief and cryptic in the best possible way: "There is a project I am working on. Thought of you. Could you please send me a current headshot and res so I can...

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18 Apr Boston.

[gallery columns="5" size="medium" ids="15984,15983,15982,15986,15985"] I'd planned a run for Monday. I'd brought my running clothes to work, and was going to hit Central Park in the evening. It didn't happen. The news of the bombs in Boston, the fact that I had friends in the race, friends...

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19 Nov Hope.

The last race I ran was the Poland Springs Marathon Kickoff Run - it was a beautiful morning in Central Park the day before Hurricane Sandy moved in. She changed everything. I ran well that day - better than expected given my fatigue, and I'm so...

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23 Oct The Pack

It was a beautiful night in Central Park last night. Clear, dark skies, cool air and the run felt joyful, fun. We ran the first part as a pack, laughing and chattering. Our assignment was easy - a four mile loop between 72nd and 102nd...

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10 Oct And Teaming.

Back to practice tonight, after a day of recording at audible. It was our Wednesday 'quality' workout, and the last big push before we start tapering next week. Which means? Hill repeats. Ohhhhh yeah. Us vs. the cat. I've been really, really tired recently; the stress...

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