Ten years ago, in a coffee shop in Burlington, Vermont, we decided to start EchoDitto. At the time, we had no idea what we were doing. I can say without a trace of exaggeration the journey has required personal courage and sound nerves. And it has needed -- desperately -- stark beauty.
Last week, I had the honor and pleasure to work with Michael Ansara on the Get Out The Vote effort for Obama in New Hampshire. Michael is not the Syrian-born American stage, screen, and voice actor best known for his portrayal of Cochise in the American television series Broken Arrow.
In the wake of hurricane Sandy, an incredible number of folks were affected at several different levels along the east coast. The largest city in the country, New York, experienced flooding like no one there had ever experienced.