In order to keep my writing skills at the ready—available to me whenever I need them—I need to exercise my writing muscles on a consistent basis. The truth is that I’d rather be watching TV, though. Therefore, for the next year, I will write about a different TV show each week. That’s 52 TV shows. […]
I’m still figuring out this medium. What is it, how does it work, what does it mean, and am I doing it right?
Last week, I left a long, plaintive comment on this other, better blog because lately, like in the past year or so, I’ve been struggling with producing content for this space. I had been attributing the block to a couple of things, including how my write-all-the-time muscle has a permanent cramp now that I’m not […]
We don’t need a Chinese restaurant placemat to know that 2009 isn’t the Year of the Blog. I haven’t been busy so much as distracted—by school, by gall stones, by sick cats, and by more school. It ought to be calming down soon, but I’m not going to make myself any promises. I was so […]
I realized tonight that I need this blog more than it needs me. I have been busy and somewhat awkwardly adjusting to my new lifestyle of not being a student for the first time in 22 years. Stick that number in your bong and smoke it! Can you believe I went to school for 22 […]
In the past few weeks, between reading postcolonial theory (not as interesting as it sounds), learning the history of the English language (whoa, more on this later, probably), grading research papers, and obviously not blogging, I have been falling in love with Jane Fonda’s blog. Yes, Jane Fonda has a blog. And she has a […]