A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson, has been one of my favorite books for almost a decade now. Since that time, I have read it twice and recently commenced a third go-around in honor of the movie. I am enjoying it just as much this time as I did the first, and find… Continue reading the 5 stages of reading A Walk in the Woods
Item #243 from today's to-do list, complete: I just updated my website with a fresh list of freelance copywriting services available! Check it out here. Now for the other 242 (because I totally didn't do them in order)...
When my girls were little, I quickly noticed that they based a large percentage of their feelings and reactions on mine. This was most evident when they were learning to walk. Anytime they wobbled, tripped, fell down, or even just startled themselves, they immediately looked to my face for a response. If I heeded my… Continue reading ta-dah!
2015 is now three weeks old, and the best gift I've received so far is plants. Not real plants, mind you, as in flower boxes or a house cactus, but just the word itself. My family did an exercise this holiday wherein we each chose a word - any word that was on our hearts… Continue reading plants
Halloween costumes have been the subject of much colorful discussion this year in my circles. First there was this cartoon, which I saw posted on several Facebook pages but most notably on A Mighty Girl: Somewhat related, several of my coworkers have loudly bemoaned their difficulties in finding the perfect work-appropriate costume that is fun… Continue reading the big reveal
Comic-Con International is coming up this week and I am irrationally, inordinately, ridiculously SUPER-pumped for it...especially for some one who's not even going. I don't know how it is that I've never been. Comic-Con is a shining beacon of and for nerdom around the world. Teeming masses of fans, friends, artists, cosplay exhibitionists, geeks, gamers,… Continue reading superpower of choice
Last night, I had an epic trilogy of nightmares. In Part I, I was first pursued, then held hostage by a serial killer. This dude was scary; he was Hannibal Lecter and Lex Luthor and Nurse Ratched all wrapped in one. I kept trying to get away from him, but he always caught up. I… Continue reading the stuff of dreams and lent