It's been so long since I've posted here, but this is a poem I've been revising after some much appreciated feedback from my writer's group... I’ve never really wished I could change the past until now. Not my own, but someone else’s. I wish I could will them to have chosen differently, At least, in … Continue reading Transmogrify
So I ventured out into the fray...and finally finished one of the many short stories I've been working on. But instead of it remaining in fantasyland, it's actually now available in an anthology of short stories, published by the awesome Ethan Renoe. (Seriously, you have to check out his blog). While he's a fantastic writer and … Continue reading I’m published!
Growing up my cousins and I had a special place at the back of my aunt and uncle’s suburban tract home. This magical room (for some unknown reason) was always called “Never-Never Land.” During every Thanksgiving, and Christmas, and Fourth of July that passed during the 1990s, the five of us young cousins escaped into … Continue reading Love in the Era of “Adulting”
Tonight I finally got to see The Imitation Game. I've looked forward to it ever since I saw the trailer, for a few reasons. Obviously as a History teacher the story seemed fascinating, and as a Sherlock fan, Cumberbatch in the lead roll...need I say more? 😉 And I'm happy to report … Continue reading The Imitation Game
Much has been said in the way of a woman's role. Who she is, what she does, how society views her, how society should view her. You only have to look so far as current pop songs (Beyonce's "Girls" or Katy Perry's "Roar") or TV shows (Girls, and before that, Sex and the City), to see that … Continue reading On Being a Woman
Oh Facebook. How many times do I find myself with some free time (you know, the times when I babysit my nephew and he's sleeping) and I can get into that book I've been trying to start, and...I'm actually scrolling at an insane speed on my iPhone through my newsfeed, trying to catch something interesting. Well, today … Continue reading “The New Girl” of 21st Century Feminism
Yesterday was my birthday. I've actually felt this age for a while now. I'm still at the point of my life where I am eager to be slightly older, especially as a teacher, so I've already been thinking of myself at this age and...possibly already telling people who don't know me well that I … Continue reading On the occasion of my birthday…