Up With Down

August 15th, 2020 A few times in my life, I have discovered something at the exact right moment I need it. Maybe you’ve had similar gifts. A book, or a film, or a poet, or a fan club; art that transcends base entertainment and emotion to help you along a particular path or over anContinue reading “Up With Down”

Comic-Con@Home

July 23rd, 2020 This is probably the only time I’ll ever get to be an exhibitor at San Diego Comic-Con. And also be able to bring my dog. Due to the pandemic, this year’s main event has become Comic-Con@Home, and since we nerds, geeks and weird folk go entirely all out regardless of the situation,Continue reading “Comic-Con@Home”

Big Fish & Potted Plants

January 2nd, 2020 I’ve had two ideas in my head all day: The concept that fish only grow to the size of their tanks. And the phrase, “Bloom where you’re planted” (which I saw last night on Instagram). So first, the fish thing: I was thinking of how it applied to people who are consideredContinue reading “Big Fish & Potted Plants”

CATS: A Review

December 21st, 2019 Watching a man who once played a Holocaust survivor with complete control over magnetism lick milk out of a bowl and then smush his face against a wooden post is not a sight I will soon forget. Seeing Cats is not an experience I will soon forget. But wait: there’s more! IContinue reading “CATS: A Review”

Be Stupid

September 22nd, 2019 This post is just for me. I’m putting it here in case I ever forget and I need to find it. Everyone has their ineffable qualities that make them who they are. Everybody knows somebody who, when you’re asked why you like them, you sigh and say, “I don’t know. There’s justContinue reading “Be Stupid”

Near Deer Experience

September 9th, 2019 2:28 am. I just almost died. Okay, that’s dramatic. But I did just almost hit a deer on the way home. And not just any deer; the most beautiful, haunting fawn I have ever seen. It had fallen behind its mother, and I saw its pale figure as I was screeching toContinue reading “Near Deer Experience”