Ode to Auny

“Auny” was part godmother and part adopted grandmother to me. She had a pet name all of her own, as she held a treasured and unique place in our family. She worked as a hostess in my grandparents’ midwestern Chinese restaurant. This was in a time before friendship between races was considered acceptable.   For decades, she rubbed…

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For Good

Stephen Schwartz wrote a song for the musical Wicked titled “For Good” where he captures an emotional goodbye between Elphaba (wicked witch of the West) and Glinda (good witch) who are acknowledging the fact that they have been changed because of the friendship shared between them.

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