Columbine in 1999. I was 11, I think. Virginia Tech in 2007. I was 18. Charleston and San Bernardino two years ago. Pulse last year. Then, Las Vegas. I'm 29 going on 30.
I was in the sunroom of our house yesterday, and out of the corner of my eye, I saw one of the many Arthur books Mom has collected over the years (Arthur has been part of my childhood for a long time). It’s titled “Arthur Writes a Story”. And I was struck by something. Here’s … Continue reading Arthur Writes a Story
By the time we actually found the place, the both of us were tired, hot, and thirsty. But was it worth it to see the storefront?
Ice cream has always been a favorite food of mine.
I nearly lost my shoe in the muck.
I found out yesterday that a man who founded one of my most favorite bands in the world died. His name was Paul O'Neil, and the group was the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Here's a video I took a long time ago when they came to Las Cruces (sorry, the volume's kind of loud). And here's a … Continue reading Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Human communication is one of the most important things we forget.
I find these to be relaxing.
Today is (was) National Pizza Day, and I don’t know about you guys, but I love pizza. Pizza, to me, is one of those comfort foods. You eat a piping hot (well, not scorching hot) slice, and already you feel better, even though you’ve probably consumed more calories that you shouldn’t be eating. But you … Continue reading PIZZA!
I’m posting a list of books that have influenced me as a writer. I hope you enjoy this list, and that they inspire you as well. 10. Death in Venice by Thomas Mann A bit of an odd choice to start this list off, but as a philosopher and a writer, this sticks with me. … Continue reading Influential Books