Posts tagged "Roger Ebert"

About the Bright One...

About the Bright One...
I have tried to be patient with the Sun Times, but they are testing my loyalty.  Chicago is that rare town where news stands account for some sales, and commuters love the compact format for the train and bus.  SO…pictures sell papers.  How could they fire every single photo-journalist? People with 44 years of devotion,... Read more »

Back to the Nest-Two Birds

Back to the Nest-Two Birds
The winter migration of Steven Dahl the Winter Hater ended abruptly.  He just got sad.  Roger Ebert had died, he was in Florida, I was in France, and the discombobulation sent him to the airport. I have traveled like a bumblebee this winter, and truth told, I was ready to attach myself to Home Sweet... Read more »

Roger

Roger
Roger Ebert’s Universe was filled with wordsmiths.  I have pored over their tributes and feel honored to know him better through their loving lines. I was never an inner circle friend-yet he was a friend to me and Steve.  He reached out, shared his summer hijinks, showed kindness to our kids. I am hobbled with... Read more »
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Time is a Tyrant

Time is a Tyrant
Garry Meier used to say this all the time, though he meant it as a nudge to keep Steve on track when his stories wandered into space reserved for news or commercials. Roger Ebert’s latest journal entry addressees this notion in its sadder, more universal reality:  we watch people we love die.  We will die... Read more »