While raising children, Denise Meagher, a returning area native, became a published freelance writer, voice over talent and enthusiastic community theatre participant. She loves reading, writing, traveling, time with friends and most of her family and empty-nesting with husband, Ted.
There's a playground game I participated in as a young girl regarding a cookie jar and the question, who stole the cookies. It was a rhythmic chant that tossed questions, answers and denials between the girls like a volley ball being tossed back and forth over a net. "Who me?" "Yes, you." "It couldn't be." "Then who?"
Thinking about WCT's current production, An Inspector Calls, by J.B. Priestley got me thinking about that childhood game. When most of us are confronted with an accusation, our first response is, "Who me?" At times the answer is a resounding yes; but what if the answer isn't quite that obvious?