My new outdoor office arrived. I think I'm going to like it.
By the time you read this, my New Year resolutions for 2018 will probably be dead. But let’s, for the sake of a blog post, presume that this is still happening. At the start of the year, I put together a to-do list for the whole year. Things that, by the end of December 2018, … Continue reading On New Year Resolutions
I miss our old apartment complex. They were really committed to Hide-and-Seek Days.
As noted previously, The Child and I were having our very own horror movie evening every week. And it had to have a hashtag or else it didn't really exist. So, there we have it: #FridayNightFright. Part of our motivation - other than just simply wanting to watch some good horror movies - was to … Continue reading #FridayNightFright: the second
File under "Useful life tips for Valentine's."
Nostalgia is both a feeling and a retail pattern. I’ve noticed that it seems to increase as a person (this person) gets older. In my early life, remembering the past took a very specific form. When I was growing up, there was no choice for me or my brothers: we had to be collectors. I … Continue reading On Nostalgia
One of my ill-considered New Year resolutions was to really give this writing thing a go. If I’m not writing, then I’m not a writer. I’m an intending-to-writer, a planning-to-writer; or, worst of all, a once-was-nearly-writer. And I don’t want to be those things. So, like most other aspiring writers, I’ve read all the how-to … Continue reading On a 200-a-Day Habit