Bitches And Bitching
When I was five, I remember standing in front of the refrigerator repeating the word “bitch” over and over in a sing-songy sort of way. My mom couldn’t really be mad—it was cute. She just let me go on for a minute, then gently advised that I find another song to sing.
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I’ve written different variations of this article at least four times over the last ten years. (With luck, I won’t lose this one, too.) For those who may be confused, I offer a quick note on dashes.
There are two basic dashes—the em dash and the en dash:
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The Funeral Photographer
This is not a service I recall having seen advertised. Still, I felt compelled to assume the position yesterday at my brother-in-law’s memorial service.
There are obvious reasons why no one would want their picture taken at a funeral:
it’s something they’d rather forget their makeup is running and they look like a train wreck […]full article →
Now We’re Cookin’ with Fuel
A while back I mentioned an interview with Fuel Your Writing.
Here it is in all its glory.
Thanks to Eden Tyler and the folks at Fuel for taking the time to shed some light on our cute little site here.
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I was trying to think of a Google query I could make that wouldn’t result in porn:
“the holy bible king james version”
As funny and ironic as BiblePorn™ is, this exercise is disheartening on a few different levels:
a) Level of ease.
When I was a kid, I had to actually go outside and […]