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.
Despite the busyness December brings, despite the sometimes familial and hidden calorie charges; both having the potential to explode their messes all over our inside and/or outside person - December is a good month. And with every passing year I'm NOT working a retail job, the Scrooginess that has been clouding my Christmases for the last couple of decades is dissipating - finally. Well, that and my purposeful determination to keep my focus on Who brought Christmas and why. Keeping joy and laughter at the forefront helps!
Who doesn't deliciously shiver when they hear or read those words? It's kind of creepy, yet fun isn't it?
There's a rumbling going on in Waukesha; a battle that's about to commence. A war is brewing. We hope you'll join the "fight," this coming Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University. First a 7:00 Meet & Greet Cocktail Hour and then at 7:45 p.m. - The War Begins...
I've been through the hills of Kentucky and Tennessee a number of times. The scenery, the winding roads and rivers, the hills and hollers; there truly is nothing else like it. I've also had an occasional opportunity to stop and stay awhile; that Southern Hospitality thing? It's real!
I've seen both renditions of the Willy Wonka films. They're a fun ride through the fantastical; and there's no doubt one needs a good imagination to enjoy the tale; hence, my not being able to wrap my own imagination around this being a stage production. I mean there's a chocolate river and the girl who blows up like a blueberry and a lot of scenes that require not only pure imagination but a great deal of thoughtful creativity. And, they did it!