Of Art, Diversity, And Dogs

There’s a book that has sat on my shelf for months. Not lined up neatly with the rest, spine facing out, but on the lip of the shelf so that its cover will tempt me with promises of an orgasmic read. The book? The Gaslight Dogs by Karin Lowachee. I haven’t read anything by Lowachee […]

Now To Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Life

Starting tomorrow, I will be largely away from the internet. That’s right, folks: we’re moving. Finally. We’ve been in process (slow, slow process) all October while we wait for the last little things (which turn out to be not so little) to be finished. There will be photos. Eventually. Internet may still take another month. […]

Wish Fulfillment

Holy crap! I’ve officially reached 1000 views, here. How should we celebrate? Weigh in via comments! One of the biggest perks for me as a writer is wish fulfillment. Seriously. I mean, we all have those awkward, you’re-a-horrible-human-being-but-I-can’t-say-that moments. Those times when someone deserves a verbal royal smack-down, at the very least. That person probably […]

Fair Season

That’s right folks; it’s fair season. Students are returning to classrooms, and summer is heading out with a bang. Literally, when you add fireworks. From now through Halloween, nearly every weekend has some fair or festival, somewhere in the state. One of these years, I’ll get to see the giant pumpkin boat races. But my […]

Rejection Sucks

Don’t like rejection? Congratulations! You’re human. That more than I can say for some people around here. Rejection hurts. I know; I just received one. Unfortunately, it’s a part of life. The pain of it tells us we’re alive, or some crap like that. Writers, performers, and other artists, I think, more conscious of the […]