I sat in the back of the room, looked around at all the artworks on the walls and the display case I carefully set up Tuesday night. All the snags and glitches that come with a big project all fell away. I thought, “what must it be like to come and see your own books,… Continue reading Archives, Exhibitions, and motive magazine
I made a big mistake and published a blog meant for another location. (I fixed it and is now gone.) Some people out there may learn something about me that I may not have wanted to share under my actual, real name. Sometimes I care, sometimes I do not care about what gets published here.… Continue reading What’s The Big Idea?
I can’t believe I did it. I applied to NBCUniversal to be a comedy writer. Well, not exactly. I applied to be accepted to a workshop that would take place in New York City at 30 Rockefeller Center In March 2015. I have not heard back yet. What I do know for certain is another… Continue reading I Applied to NBC to Be A Comedy Writer
I have not posted in quite a long time. I hope to have more time to contribute to this blog (and some of my other ones) in the weeks and months. For now, please enjoy this delicious poem written by Anne Sexton that someone passed along to me. It is the perfect poem for this… Continue reading Giving Thanks for Each Morning
Someone posted this on Twitter today. I love it! There are so many lies we tell ourselves that we cannot even keep them straight (“I’m fat.” “My nose is too big.” “My thighs are flabby.”) Moreover, and much worse, we begin to believe those lies and turn to negative influences to… Continue reading You are what you believe…
I probably should have become a young adult librarian. Instead, I am archivist. And, no that does not mean I work with bones. I work with papers and records, not library books. I love young adult novels. Always have and always will. I started, back in the day, with Avi. The author wrote some great… Continue reading My Love for Young Adult Lit
I’ve been missing the point of Nirvana for years. They were punk rock in disguise, or not in disguise at all. I was a punk fan and I did not know it. Kurt Cobain and his widow Courtney Love continue to baffle me. Especially Courtney, it seems during every interview she reveals something new. Something… Continue reading Of Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, and Bobcat Goldthwait