I'm working on rewriting kids books. Because some of them just need it and some of them are just fun to rewrite. I've always hated Goodnight Moon, which seems wrong to me, as it's basically an ode to OCD and anxiety which are kind of my jams. But I've never been so acutely aware of … Continue reading Poetry and Moonshine
Rewrote Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Because it's weird when your mom drives overtown with a ladder on her car to climb in your window and rock you as a grown man.
I'm rewriting classic children's stories this month in my columns. So far I'm pretty proud of my updates. What do you think? Read this week's here and let me know. How would your day go if you were Alexander?
This will officially wrap up our unit on shit moms say. It's been good month. I never know, when I pick a subject to explore, whether it has potential or is going to be difficult, and produce mediocre results. But this month? This month I'm proud of. Here's the final installment. Now go ye forth, my … Continue reading A Column and a Query
Sweet Lord of Hosts. My kids are not pleasant to spend a whole day with today. They have decided to spend the day fighting over who said what in what tone of voice to whom. Kill me now, God. I've said the words "the power of Christ compels you" so damn many times today. It … Continue reading Columns and The Power of Christ
I walked into work today to find a gift certificate to The Plaza on my desk. Well. It was in my keyboard. Along with the crumbs of countless cheddar jalapeno bagels and the dried remains of sneezes past. It's pretty biohazardous in there, if I'm honest. The gift certificate was from someone I interviewed last … Continue reading A Veteran and a Gift
Wow. It's been a whole week. I remember when I was in Kona I was blogging every day. Now I'm back to life and it's funny how writing every day for actual, y'know, work changes that. In any case. Let's see...I need to reach into my bag of Timmy treats don't I? I was originally … Continue reading Minchin Monday and All the Things