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: 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: 3 minutes Freedom of choice includes the freedom to make bad choices, choices that we might regret someday. Would I tell that to my own daughters? I have. Continue reading ‘Girls of the Ivy League,’ 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: 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A couple of years later, I did write for New England Entertainment Digest, aka NEED. For me, “some other time” came a little sooner than for others. Continue reading A visit to the bookstore, 1979
Reading Time: < 1 minutes “If only I could ever hope to write as powerfully as an O’Neill, as wittily as Wodehouse, or as skillfully as either! I’ll give it a go, but …” Continue reading Doubts loom large, 1979