Mark Normand stand-up here and here and here. "Thanks a lot I'm Kevin Hart!" Dude needs a Netflix special. Summer Rayne Oakes and her jungle apartment in Brooklyn. Queen of the millennial plant hoarders. I aspire to her level. Randomly came across this phenomenon called The Glass Delusion that happened in the 15th to 17th … Continue reading May 2019 Favorites
Like if I made this desk Then I would finally sit down to write at it If I drove to get this smoothie Then I would finally be satiated If I caught up on all this laundry Then I would finally be done with it Until I'm not near my desk, Until I'm hungry again, … Continue reading To just be
I consume ideas like sweets. I taste them like treasures And fear that if I lose them, I become less. I consume ideas like I've never heard of novelty Like I'll never hear of it again. I consume ideas to form myself To stretch myself To make me e x p a n d I … Continue reading I consume ideas
Write about a time you forgot something. Write about the moment you thought it was the end. Write about grief. Write about disappointment. Write about the time you couldn’t remember someone’s name. Write about the person whose name you immediately remembered. Write about when you couldn’t find what you were looking for. Write about the … Continue reading Things to write about
I got the idea for monthly favorites from YouTube "influencers". They post their favorite things at the end of each month, which are typically products like makeup, workout gear, snacks, tech, and clothing. Their monthly favorites are usually things. While my monthly favorites sometimes include products I enjoy, I make a conscious effort to include … Continue reading Why do you post your monthly favorites?
I don't do this blog for attention. I don't do it to "create content". I don't do it for likes, I don't do it for views, I don't do it for followers. My doing of this blog, my writing, is not necessarily going to solve anything. It's not driven by logic. No creative pursuit is … Continue reading Why do you do this blog?
Pottery. I took my first pottery class in January and fell in love!! Here is my first achievement—a geometrically-painted cup! I have happily continued classes and been mesmerized by potters on YouTube. This old interview between Elizabeth Gilbert and Marie Forleo. This old interview between Cheryl Strayed and Marie Forleo. The New York Times Op-Doc … Continue reading February 2019 Favorites