Thought of the Day - August 31st, 2013

Published by Iris in Random Thoughts,
Published on 08/31/13 at 08:14:12 pm using 105 words.
Suddenly death is visible. People are dying. But people have died before. People have been dying forever. This is merely a stretch of life “flagpoled” with R.I.P.s, not few or far between. Dad’s gone and suddenly people’s demises… more »

Take this Waltz... Take that Waltz... Take which Waltz?

Published on 07/16/13 at 10:51:00 am using 1090 words.
Margot was Mood Du Jour some years ago and at the time, I thought she might make it to Cryptic Smiles that fade to black (alongside Julie Vignon, Catherine Sloper, Cecilia, Gwen and Claudia Wilson Gator.) I just ultimately had more to say about Margot… more »

Experience

Published on 04/20/13 at 01:19:15 pm using 994 words.
ex·pe·ri·ence [ik-speer-ee-uhns] noun, verb, ex·pe·ri·enced, ex·pe·ri·enc·ing. noun 1. a particular instance of personally encountering or undergoing something: My encounter with the bear in the woods was a frightening experience. 2. the process or… more »

This is not a review of THIS IS NOT A FILM

Published on 02/16/13 at 09:26:30 pm using 1271 words.
THIS IS NOT A FILM, so aptly titled, struck me right off the bat, as an act of desperation. Manageable, restrained, articulate desperation. 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 »

The Excitement of Discovery (Stage Beauty)

Published on 07/04/12 at 11:47:58 am using 283 words.
Discovery is a thing of sheer beauty. Discovery might entail pride, but that comes after the moment I’ve set out to write about. It certainly follows reaching which, though productive, doesn’t necessarily yield the desired outcome. The thing… more »

Patchwork Writing: In the company of Jane & Co.

Published on 01/08/12 at 07:06:54 am using 2342 words.
Jane drops in on me every now and again like any good fictional character that once made an impression. Noah Baumbach’s Jane and her sudden drunken clarity. Zeroing in on individual words with a magnifying glass and inevitably failing to wrap her… more »

Nameless Fellow Elevator Rider

Published on 12/15/11 at 08:05:27 pm using 408 words.
(Thumbtacked and saved for a rainy day) There are a number of people in the world I don’t like for good reason. It seems like every day, sadly, that number gets larger. But there’s always a little spot reserved for hope. A natural way… more »

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