Category Archives: Crazy People

MARCH MADNESS

I feel a little crazed right now.  I’ve got more ideas than I can keep up with, an office that looks like a disaster area, and a Toddler who keeps me on a very, very short leash. I should tell … Continue reading

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THE SECRET LIVES OF DINOSAURS

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Before we get too far afield, I wanted to address the word count widget and the accountability I hope it brings with all its dinosaur goodness. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote:  ” The goal is 16 consecutive 3,000-word-days. … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 4: THE “ABOUT ME” PAGE — TODAY WE MAKES A NEW ONE

Somebody kill me.  You’d think I was writing a press release for some politician caught in a hotel room with a dead hooker and a large trout instead of one little old “About Me” bio.  Really, it’s not that serious.  … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 2: THE “ABOUT ME” PAGE — TODAY WE KILLS IT

So I discovered the Writing Show the other day, and I downloaded Andy Hayes’ excellent presentation, “Presenting Yourself on the Web.” One of the first things he says to ask yourself about your web site is whether it’s clear at … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Welcome to 2011!  How was your holiday season?  Hectic?  Mine, too.  But here we all are still standing, hangovers mostly hung.  Dat’s nice. How did you enjoy the Lame Duck Days¹ of 2010?  I enjoyed mine very much, thank you … Continue reading

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STAYIN’ ALIVE…MY 100TH POST!

  (PLAY WHILE YOU READ THIS AND YOU WILL UNDERSTAND!) I’m at Starbucks right now as I write this.  I’m literally hanging on to my table to save me from forever embarrassment (as I rather enjoy writing at this particular … Continue reading

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THE REASON WHY THIS POST AIN’T GOT NO PICTURE

I suppose you probably want to know where the hell I’ve been.  No, no, you’re right.  I should have called or — no, it wouldn’t have killed me to drop a line or two to let you know I was … Continue reading

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OMG! YER KIDDING ME, RITE?

I wonder if there’s a census somewhere that has determined what percentage of our population is hypereccentric*.  Even though we say we wouldn’t be, I think we would be really, really surprised. Still, you gotta give it up for people … Continue reading

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