I suspect, although I can’t prove it, that we’re the only species that tells each other stories. I’d love to imagine Mother Wolf telling the cubs tales of great hunts back in the day; one seagull entertaining another with anecdotes of his adventures in the annual migration; one mountain goat getting a cheap laugh among… Continue reading On Narratives
You never know where a reluctant reader might look for inspiration. Sterling work by the Austin Literacy people here.
OK, my entirely made up and non-existent nemesis. I see what you did this time. That is indeed how you spell “tequila”. And the use of the $ in “shot” is a nice touch. But, sign makers do sell apostrophes, right? They are wont to do so, if you know what I mean. And there’s… Continue reading More Baby A
When we’re young, we believe in crazy things. I believed, for instance, that I would one day make money by my rudimentary ability to put one word after another and ending it with the correct punctuation mark…most of the time; And, OK, I did do a little magazine work, for mom-and-baby mags and for young-lonely-men-alone-in-their-room… Continue reading On Success
I realise that I’m in a fortunate position in not having a mortal enemy in life, but sometimes I feel like you’re not really living if you’re without one. As such, I’ve decided that the person in charge of this sign is the antagonist in my life story. Barely a week goes by without my… Continue reading Baby A
So, maybe this is a personality test. Do you read this as “TON-GASS”, as my wife does? Or do you read it as “Tongue-ass”, as I do? And what does that say about you…and me? I know what it says about my wife. She’s too good to be hanging around with the likes of us,… Continue reading Tongass