Mood du Jour: Symptom Recital, Everything in its right place

Published on 05/23/13 at 02:25:39 pm using 185 words.
Odd combo but there you have it. more »

Thumbtacked (October 26th, 2012)

Published on 10/27/12 at 03:44:15 pm using 382 words.
And it happens again. Coincidence laced with something I can’t quite put my finger on. Blind choices that converge and lead to a startling connection whose significance is unfairly withheld. (More on those blind choices and connections here, here… more »

Ringwald, Writing, Audio Books and Ryan

Published on 08/26/12 at 10:40:00 pm using 868 words.
One thing leads to another and another in my brain faster than most people can keep up. I can barely keep up myself. Recently, a link on my Facebook newsfeed to a piece written by Molly Ringwald for the New York Times about her experience writing and… more »

In appreciation of Steve Martin: "If women only knew that."

Published on 06/18/11 at 11:25:54 am using 845 words.
I’m halfway through a 30-Day Movie Challenge on facebook, posting each day a favorite movie from a different category/genre. All that great narrowing down that lets you rediscover titles you hadn’t thought of in some time. Steve… more »

Commit to Reading

Published on 02/05/10 at 07:07:42 pm using 2718 words.
Travels in the Scriptorium The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Lady Chatterley’s Radio Free Albemuth Farenheit 451 Moral Disorder Indignation The Black Swan When you are engulfed in flames 1984 Unaccustomed Earth more »

J.D. Salinger (1919-2010)

Published on 01/28/10 at 07:30:01 pm using 577 words.
“…And this Lane pill isn’t the exception, you can be sure. Listen, I talked with him for twenty deadly goddam minutes one night while Franny was getting ready to go out, and I say he’s a big nothing.” He reflected,… more »

Right on! - Swayze put (perfectly) in writing

Published by Iris in Inspired by, The Written Word, People, R.I.P.,
Published on 10/15/09 at 07:02:33 pm using 169 words.
There are few things that I love more than finding a piece of writing - whether an insight or description, a sentence or paragraph - that succeeds in making real something I knew to be true but couldn’t put in writing myself. There’s… more »

Look at what we can do - Part II (Sports Night)

Published by Iris in Inspired by, The Written Word,
Published on 07/21/09 at 12:02:35 am using 862 words.
Look at what we can do… It seems fitting to get back on this train of thought on the July 20th that marks the 40th anniversary of a shining example of what we can do… Forty years ago today people converged in wide-eyed awe in front of… more »

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