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Posts Tagged ‘Memorial’

Howard’s Birthday

May 17, 1979 was Howard’s 29th birthday.  He had a show at the WPA Theater and it was opening night.  Opening night at the WPA wasn’t really as impressive as, say opening night at the Schubert.  The WPA was on ...

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Posted on: May 16th, 2016 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 1 Comment

A March 14 Thing

March 14 will ever be a blue day in our home.  It will ever make me stop and think.  But the truth of the matter is, it is a day like any other.  And I miss Howard, as we all ...

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Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 12 Comments

Letting Go

I began writing these these blog posts, in large part, for myself, so that I could somehow keep Howard alive.  More to the point, I wrote so I would not have to let him go.  I now realize that the ...

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Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 4 Comments

John Musker Question Countdown #1

During Mermaid, what would Howard do that would inadvertently make you laugh, and what would he do that would make you pull your hair out? In this post, ...

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Posted on: May 29th, 2012 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 13 Comments

Vexed Vermouth

You may have noticed by now that we’ve been loading up videos from Howard’s Memorial.  In a blatant effort to get your eyes and your attention, we’ve been putting up material from people you know and love like Jodi Benson ...

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Posted on: April 10th, 2011 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 3 Comments

March 14, 1991, Twenty Years Ago Today

Howard died on March 14, 1991 – twenty years ago today.  For twenty years, Howard’s companion Bill, our good friend Nancy and I have called each other on March 14 and said some variation of, “I just thought I’d call.”  ...

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Posted on: March 13th, 2011 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 7 Comments