Alameda — I miss blog entries that were small snapshots of people’s ordinary lives. This was back in the day, before even tweets became so serious, before its founders started thinking there was world-changing potential in 140 characters. (Not really.) They’ve now been replaced by real snapshots on Instagram, or Facebook status updates, or tweets. As if people couldn’t be bothered to describe their food a...
Alameda — I’m doing NaNoWriMo again this year. For those of you unfamiliar with the weird acronym, that’s short for National Novel Writing Month, where a bunch of insane people all across the world write a 50,0...
Alameda — A couple of months ago some vandal put orange stickers on the pavement in front of my building. I write “vandal” because it’s a form of defacing public property, after all. The stickers say “Thank yo...
This is what both knowing and not knowing looks like.
A lesson learned.
Nobody gets too much heaven no more.
Your one real goal as a writer: to keep your butt in that chair.
I miss the days when people used to blog.
I'm holding the dress and I can't stop smiling.