living in the future

I have a friend who has told me, on more than one occasion: "Don't marry him in your head." I would laugh, every time, and say of course not, because weird. Then a couple days or hours later, when I found myself sorting songs for my wedding DJ, I would remember that I wasn't supposed…

Kickstarter #AmWriting

I didn’t participate in Nanowrimo 2015, mostly because I forgot about it. I was feeling like I slacked off, but then I was glad I had, because of what happened Thanksgiving week. It has come as a surprise to me that for some people, writing doesn’t come naturally, if it comes to them at all.…

Arts and other financial sorrows

I almost always miss the big Columbus Arts Festival, and last weekend was no exception. This year, my absence was due to an out of town guest, quadruple graduation parties, and one very fun wedding, where I danced a lot and also tried unsuccessfully to get Joe Biederman to stop calling me "dude". And I played…