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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

It’s Friday! Time for a tip!

Don’t wait until the last minute.

Sometimes these tips are for you and sometimes they are for me…

These writings and other creative projects are supported by my 14 Patrons. Thank…

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Making Do and Mending

Dear  Constant Reader,

A few years ago I made a costume for the Historical Masquerade at Costume-Con 33. You can read all about it here. Short version: what if the Victoria’s Secret fashion show was actual held in the…

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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

Here we are, Friday again. Time for a tip!

Trim your false lashes on the outside edge.

Lashes are often too large for your eyes, so you should trim them to fit. However, you only want to…

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On Being a Peripatetic Educator

Dear Constant Reader,

Or more simply, a traveling teacher. I love to travel, and love to travel to teach (and perform), so these past two years have been pretty awful. I even took down my travel map because it was…

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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

How is it Friday again? Also, how it is March? Here’s your tip!

Be good to your regulars.

You know, those people who frequently come to your shows. Learn their names. Make sure to thank them for…

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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

Happy Friday! Once again it’s snowing, although we had almost spring-like weather midweek… Here’s your tip! This one is for producers and stage managers:

Print out the order of the acts. Make sure at least one copy

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It’s My Birthday!

Dear Constant Reader,

It’s my birthday! I have a little gift for you…

Over at 365 Kitchen Cabinet, I’ve been cooking and filming recipes from 1914. This month I did a bonus video to celebrate my birthday. You can…

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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

It’s Friday again! I have been so busy with shows and teaching, but I would not forget your tip!

However, this tip is not for you, Dear Reader, for I know you are not the sort who…

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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

Happy Friday! We have a show tomorrow! We’ll be at AS220 in Providence, RI with our Valentine’s Day show, Bad Girls Need Love Too. There are only 20 seats, so if you aren’t lucky enough to…

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Burlesque with a Band 2/3/22

Dear Constant Reader,

We had our second live music show at Flying Embers this past Thursday and it was more exciting than we expected…

The weather was kind of terrible, and Scratch told Ava and me that we were going…

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Friday Tip

Dear Constant Reader,

Happy Friday! And it is a happy Friday as our dinner show tomorrow is sold out! Here’s your tip!

Take time for self-care, especially when you are incredibly busy.

Carve out a few minutes to relax —…

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Busy Week

Dear Constant Reader,

Last night we had our usual Sunday rehearsal, which was devoted to dress rehearsal for our show on Saturday and then I looked at my calendar for the week ahead…

Monday: Rehearsal with the band for Thursday’s…

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