Ten long years ago this Sunday, in just the third post of my year-long 2010 personal writing challenge, I sat down at my not-fancy Target-sourced desk and hammered out A Man Alone. I still specifically remember writing that post, believe it or not, on one of those cold, blustery February nights that seemed more common … Continue reading A Story 10 Years In The Making
When I first heard the news—or more accurately, read about it from a barrage of tweets in the few moments after dinner when I had intended to merely glance at twitter before seeing to bath time—it kind of swept over me like a hot, summer gust. Something to be recognized and noted in a kind … Continue reading Well, Dammit. Rest In Peace, Mr. Williams. And Thank You.
Remember that whole pumpkin thing, where I had to audacity and/or clarity to wonder where we’re getting all the pumpkins that are theoretically becoming our favoritest fall-time pumpkiny treats? Well, as it turns out, it seems someone at the New York Times wondered the same thing. And since they generally have more resources than I … Continue reading Revisiting the Mystery of the Great Pumpkin (via the New York Times)
According to the internet (and really, if we can’t trust the interwebs, who can we trust!?), Chinese philospher Lao-tzu wrote, “A journey of a thousand leagues begins beneath one’s feet.” The common paraphrase for that, of course, is, “A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.” A journey of my own, one I’d … Continue reading Fortune Favors the Foolish
Our thoughts for Boston Unspeakable tragedy Stay safe, with loved ones No rambling today. I'm following Scalzi's lead and going with pet pictures instead. Pud'n
All my feeds laid out Google Reader kept them well And now, it's end. Woe.
In case you missed it, word on the street is that Pope Benedict XVI, who rocks a not-unimportant role in the view of the world's one billion Catholics, woke up yesterday with a bit of a case of the Mondays. But where the rest of us have to deal with the start of a new … Continue reading Questions I Want Answers To: Do popes get exit interviews?