Reading Time: < 1 minutes If it’s a toy — children and adults the world over seem to think it is — then I was probably the first kid to ever play with it. Continue reading Happy Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Max Bialystock: So you’re an accountant, huh?
Leo Bloom : Yes, I am.
Max Bialystock : Then account for yourself! Continue reading In Other Words, Season 2, Episode 4
Reading Time: 3 minutes “Someday I will consider myself prepared to start writing.” Sounds like procrastination. But the two story ideas were progress, I suppose. Continue reading Procrastination or progress? 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes The word itself is, well, lovely, but it’s weak and nondescriptive. Yet Irving Berlin used it on at least two songs. (With videos). Continue reading A lovely day, 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes I was also job-hunting for work in a compatible field. I procrastinated about which path to take, job or freelance. I couldn’t see the third path: to do both. Continue reading In Other Words: Season 2, Episode 3
Reading Time: < 1 minutes But I can’t help but wonder whether I’m going to have the time to get down to writing. My personal clock … isn’t set for that yet. Continue reading Watching the personal clock, 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m changing the title of my weekend “Week in Review” section. Other projects include more journal entries and a nonprofit website. Continue reading In Other Words: Season 2, Episode 2
Reading Time: 3 minutes Surprise! All three commercial television networks scrambled to put campus comedies in their lineups. And I was in a unique place to write about them. Continue reading Channeling ‘Animal House,’ 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes Will any of this actually happen? Or will our hero be dashed against the rocks as real life intervenes? Tune in every weekend for Season 2! Continue reading Week in Review: Season 2, Episode 1
Reading Time: < 1 minutes I was telling myself a coming-of-age story, the start of a Hero’s Journey narrative. But I had no idea what the ending would be.