10
FEB
2011

Two of my favorite things: Harry Potter & Cupcakes

This story is proof that my co-workers are awesome. It was my birthday a few days ago. Dave told me he was going to make cupcakes and ran some flavor ideas past me. Then he asked me what I wanted on them. Our conversation went something like this: Dave: So… What do you want...
02
FEB
2011

Groundhog Day (a very backwards holiday)

So today is Groundhog Day. That’s right, the day we put all our faith of an early Spring in some furry little rodent. OK, fine. He is a kind of cute, but still. This holiday is comprised of about .003% scientific fact and a whole lot of hoopla. Bill Murray knows what...
05
JAN
2011

It’s a blessing and a curse…

…having an eye for words. Or an ear, that is. Although, I suppose this pertains to all crafts. Once you get deep enough in something, you can’t escape it. Lately, when I’ve been curled up on my couch with a book, I’ve found myself stumbling over sentences,...
01
JAN
2011

It’s another new year

So it’s 2011. I find this really odd, mostly because when someone mentions something from say, 1998, I still feel like this was just a handful of years ago. By handful, I mean like two or three years. Five, max. It’s weird to think that anything that occured during...
21
SEP
2010

On my desire to be a published novelist…

Since this blog is going to chronicle my pursuit of publication, talking about why I want to get published (and what that milestone means to me), seems like a good place to start. » Deep Down, I’m a Writer I have been a writer since day one. When I could first talk, I was telling...