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
If I could find one moment That encapsulates it all The past three years Of loving you It might be a golden prize. It might be the zenith of achievement, a small swirl of a memory that showcases the possibilities of the depths of human love and understanding. Except I can't find just one moment. … Continue reading One moment
When our sun blazes out And the end has come At least we were here All of us. All least we made music and made love At least our collective spirit Was as bright and bursting As the sun. ◊
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
Warlight By Michael Ondaatje 285 pages, Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 We order our lives with barely held stories. Warlight, the seventh novel from Michael Ondaatje, is really composed of two stories. The first is two children learning to live without their parents, who seemingly abandoned them, and the second, told decades later, is the son’s journey … Continue reading Lessons of Love and Secrecy
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?