I kinda just realized I only have 3 days of shows left as a full-time marionette puppeteer. While I do love what I do, it’s still a job, with all that entails. But it is a job where I still… Continue Reading
The musical Hamilton seeps into your mind.
According to the calendar, I am midway through the month of April. Today is the midpoint of the Blogging A to Z Challenge. I started this challenge as a way to get me back to the keyboard without a huge… Continue Reading
I’m allergic to lettuce. It’s a very mild allergy, but I’m allergic to lettuce. Which is stupid, because as one person said, “It’s just crispy water; how can you be allergic to that?!”
It’s weird when your initials are also internet lingo. Especially when that lingo bleeds over and becomes spoken vocabulary. “Jk!” someone says. I look up. “Yes?” I’m sure Larry O’Laughlin feels the same way. Or Barbara Ruth Brockton. “Brb. Jk!… Continue Reading
July of 2015, there was a car wreck. Nasty rain on the highway, and a few cars in front of us rear-ended each other. I managed to miss the car directly in front of us, but then got slammed into… Continue Reading
“His heart was as tender as his love ballads.” –Dolly Parton, speaking about Merle Haggard on his death, April 6, 2016. Ironically, it was also his 79th birthday.
The Ghost in the mp3 is a project where we can hear and see music and images made from the sound and/or video lost during compression to mp3.
I did our taxes tonight. Which, in this age of TurboTax, doesn’t sound like a big deal. And in years past, it wasn’t. I plugged in my W-2 info, my student loan interest paid, and called it a day. But… Continue Reading
When I was just weeks old, my parents were given a prescription for hydrocortisone cream for my stupid skin. It came in a little white tub with a black lid. Why do I remember that? Because that tub was a constant… Continue Reading