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Re: Creative Play

Andrew Szanton (Szanton@fas.harvard.edu)
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 15:22:29 -0500

Marty -- I don't know you, but as a fellow friend of Randy Hostetler, I
greatly enjoyed your message.

Thanks very much for sending it out.
Sincerely,

Andrew Szanton

At 02:15 PM 3/10/98 -0800, you wrote:
>Dear friends of Randy Hostetler:
>
>A week ago I had this dream:
>
>Randy came back to life for a day. This was such a special event that I
>had no excuse but to abandon my plans for the day and follow him, a bit
>like following the Pied Piper. Randy communicated that he was okay where
>he was (in death) but that he missed being able to create. This reality
>(life) was the only dimension where one could create art.
>
>I spent the day with Randy and his friends ... celebrating by singing and
>playing. Randy gave a reunion performance with a black acappella funk
>group (he was the only white guy). Then Redhot & Blue sang, very
>informally, only we weren't miked and couldn't be heard that well, so we
>began to add dance and colourful fabric to our performance. In the dream
>Randy was like an archetype of creative playfulness ... not really that
>much different than what he was for me in life and friendship. But it was
>so extraordinary to have him back for a day, that this time, even I--with
>my agendas, plans, and daily mundane chores--couldn't ignore the message.
>
>Thanks again, Randy. I miss you.
>
>Marty
>
>
>Martin Andrew Boroson
>The Temenos Project
>38 Moyne Road
>Ranelagh, Dublin 6
>Ireland
>Tel/Fax +353 +1 496-0389
>e-mail temenos@iol.ie
>
>