26 Dec 2011

Occupy Orlando-Give Us This Day

I don’t want French fried potatoes, red ripe tomatoes, I’m never satisfied…. Okay, so it’s not Pre-Prohibition Delmonico’s, nor is it Maxim’s of Paris. It’s not even close to Horn and Hardart’s Automat. For that matter you get more choice at any fast food burger joint. What you don’t get

20 Dec 2011

Occupy Orlando-The One Per Cent Solution (or There’s No Business Like Show Business)

  “All the world’s a stage” Composers Duke Ellington and Richard Strauss are both attributed to have said (each in their own way) that there are only two kinds of music: good music and bad music. The same could be said of any artistic expression including theatre. Some very bad

21 Nov 2011

Occupy Orlando-A View From The Bridge

By Jerry Waxman       Mmm  mmm  mmm  Would you like to take a walk? Mmm  mmm  mmm  Do you think it’s gonna rain?   Thursday, Nov. 17 in Orlando did not start out as the most promising day. At 1:30 PM the sky was overcast and the threat

16 Nov 2011

Occupy Orlando-Wild Weekend!

Give me an old trombone. Give me an old baton, before the parade passes by! © Before the parade passes by.  By Jerry Herman   Everyone loves a parade, and everyone loves an excuse to either watch, or be in one, or both. The weekend starting with Veterans Day provided

11 Nov 2011

Occupy Orlando-Growing Pains

*Author’s Preface- I feel a little like Commander Minoru Genda, the Japanese architect of the air strike on Pearl Harbor. Genda was taken ill prior to the Battle of Midway and did not resume his duties until the conflict was about to begin. In his apology to Admiral Yamamoto he

24 Oct 2011

Occupy Orlando Day 7 & 8 “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free”

Wildcat Kelley, looking mighty pale Was standing by the Sheriff’s side And when the Sheriff said, “I’m sending you to jail Wildcat raised his head and cried Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above Don’t fence me in Don’t Fence Me In© By Cole Porter Friday,

20 Oct 2011

Occupy Orlando Days 5 & 6 “Take it off-Take it all off!”

By Jerry Waxman Something is rotten in the City of Orlando; the fish is rotting from the head down—all is not well at the top of the political hierarchy. With apologies to William Shakespeare  Hamlet Act I Scene 4 At some point on Wednesday the Police informed the occupiers that

19 Oct 2011

Occupy Orlando…Day Four-Cohesion in Process (Or Better Living Through Chemistry)

Occupy Orlando…Day Four-Cohesion in Process (Or Better Living Through Chemistry)   Experiment. Make it your motto day and night. Experiment and it will lead you to the light. The apple on the top of the tree is never too high to achieve, So take an example from Eve, experiment. A