I’m at Barnes and Noble for an extended period of time because there’s no Internet in my newly acquired apartment. I’m in Indy, btw, so YAY! It’s been a crazy couple of days, that’s for sure. Working on settling in and finding out what’s in the area. But what struck me as I was sitting … More I wish I could freeze time
Note to future self: Just because it’s sunny outside and yesterday was warm does not mean you should automatically forgo the tights and jacket option. Check the weather like a normal person.
To say I’ve been waylaid by life as the sole means for my lack of posts would be cheesy and cliche. That’s why I’m switching around the wording. Of late, I have been rather busy with the holidays and such, so I must apologize for my lack of posting. Doesn’t that sound posh. Okay, but … More What I’ve been doing all these past weeks…instead of blogging.
“What’s this? It looks like a chocolate sprinkle, is it a sprinkle?” He said. I extended my hand and he dropped the small black speck into my outstretched palm. I had to peer down close and determine the strange substance. What would a chocolate sprinkle be doing in a gym? “No, sorry, it’s not a … More A Conversation With a Three-Year-Old
I have a screenplay I’m working on. A screenplay with a pressing deadline and oh, 40 or more pages still needing to be written. So, naturally, I’m making fried chicken. Here’s my brain’s rationalization. “Laura, you’ve been working so hard. You should take a break.” “But I still have so much work to do!” “How about a … More What happens when I’m supposed to be writing…
I was staring at one of my photographs, trying to think of the perfect title when my father walked into the room. I asked him what he would title the tree with green leaves and lichen on the bark. He contemplated for a moment and then said. “Jabba the Hutt Emerging!”
So true! Happens whenever I finish an excellent book!
Google for the win. I heard that this quote would pop up if you typed directions from The Shire to Mordor and I wanted see if it was legit or an urban legend. And Google certainly didn’t fail me – so I took a screenshot. Pretty hilarious.
For most of my life I’ve had crazy dreams. Dreams that really don’t make sense and are often more confusing than a mashup of Shel Silverstein poetry and Dr. Seuss characters. For instance, I’ll give you an example from a weird dream I can STILL remember from a couple of years ago. I don’t know … More Please don’t psychoanalyze my dreams
I’m not sure why, but first posts kind of stress me out. It’s probably because I feel like the first post has to set the tone for everything I want to accomplish in my blog. And that’s a lot to handle. So I usually freak out and write several drafts before giving up and writing … More That awkward first post…