Tag Archives: growing up

A Day in the Life: Stumps

It has been many months since I last posted anything on this blog and as always, the more time goes by without writing, the harder it is to actually get going again.So I used one of WordPress’s daily nudges to … Continue reading

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Making Friends with the Anvil: On Bearing Witness

I went to see Monumental by Holy Body Tattoo and Godspeed, You Black Emperor a couple of weeks ago. It was unbearable. Unbearable in the way Art with a capital A should be: a gut-wrenching reminder of the joy and … Continue reading

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I am an Adult but I’m Not a Grown Up

I am an adult. I have kids, a job. I pay bills and do laundry and sign permission forms. If┬áthe hot water heater is broken, I have to call the plumber, buy a new one. If there are mice in … Continue reading

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On Turning 40

Yep. The Big 40. I just did a quick google search for articles and blog posts with the same title as mine and it seems that opinions on the matter are divided- either people are super psyched about it or, … Continue reading

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My Summer of Ceremony

Oh, it has been a while since I have last graced these pages with my inane commentary. But fear not oh 5 readers! I am back! At least until my coffee cup is drained, that is. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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Post-Book Completion Grieving: A Review of Grossman’s The Magician King

Does this ever happen to you? You’re reading a book and it is holding your interest, but nothing too mind shattering. Until you get deeper into it and you feel something in yourself slowly changing. Call it a metamorphosis. Or … Continue reading

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Parent Presence Required: Something has to give

I have come to a hard conclusion in these last couple of months. It has come after banging my head against the wall, lamenting my lack of time to devote to my writing. Predictably, this has only resulted in a … Continue reading

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