Monthly Archives: January 2016

I did not spend the last 5 years of my life going back to school to be a medievalist to like modern art.

I hate it. Don’t tell me I don’t “get” it, because you don’t fucking “get” it either. A rectangle painted on canvas is not art. It’s the skillful movement of oil paint in the right directions to make a shape. It should not sell for millions. Imagine you’re Michelangelo on completion of the Sistine Chapel, […]

A Creative Writing Exercise

I just picked up Wil Wheaton’s thrown gauntlet. See his original post here: http://wilwheaton.net/2016/01/whats-this-guys-story/ Here’s the guy: I have only 150 words. And GO:   Martin put in the glasses and looked in the mirror. “No.” He resigned, and shook his head, “I think the point of being a private investigator is looking far more inconspicuous. […]

Lawfully Nerded Bliss

So I’ve been on my second marriage now for almost two years. Unlike the first mistake, this one seems to be going strong, and I’m not at all worried about where things are going to take us next. Except this one time he didn’t listen to me. Now, I want to make something perfectly clear: […]

In other more random news: a fashion rant.

I was going to waste my afternoon catching up on Star Wars: Rebels,  but I actually have to do laundry and pack my husband’s dress uniforms to send across the country. School starts in 2 weeks, and then it’s once again all downhill from there. At least I can say I accomplished utterly nothing over […]

The world lost an entire color today.

It’s a hell of a day to begin making regular posts on a blog during which your impetus is the death of a pop culture icon. Fortunately, I either keep the best company in the world, or the entire world is mourning the loss that is David Bowie. I already got my door knocked on […]

One day, I’ll post more. Starting today.

So things are moving far more slowly than I wanted to over on the writing front. This is what happens when you’re in the final throws of graduate school, and your academic writing i taking up the time that should be used for more fun fiction writing.   Just kidding, kids. School is important. However, […]