As in Lin-Manuel Miranda. As in Hamilton. So you know what I'll be singing at the top of my lungs all day. Here's the expurgated version, because I'm a lady. https://open.spotify.com/album/19CCWdJcg0C2t9OrfCdDUp There. Now you can all sing with me. Also, if you need to add a smile into your Twitter feed, here he is.
Here we are, safely arrived in Twenty-Eighteen. At least, I hope we've all arrived safely. Over Christmas break, I read my NaNovel draft, and was pleasantly shocked to realize that it's not as gosh-awful as I thought it was. What a relief, as my first drafts are usually worse than I remember. So anyway, you'll … Continue reading Baptizing the New Year.
In 2015, I was feeling distinctly Scrooge-ish. In 2016, I was feeling more Cratchitty. This year, I'm feeling a kind of happy blend of the two. As in, I'm definitely wandering around "humbugging" every five minutes or so, but in a cheerful way. If that makes any sense. Anyway, here's a roundup of my favorite … Continue reading Third Annual Christmas Post.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YH7hBhv3Jc Look at this sweet baby. She's a one-year-old chimpanzee experiencing a water hole for the first time. I finished my NaNovel on Sunday, and I've been staring at stuff like this ever since. I'm so tired.
Sheerah, granddaughter or great-granddaughter of Joseph and his wife Asenath. She is mentioned in one sentence in the middle of the Old Testament "begats." One sentence, and that's all. But what a sentence: "His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth Horon as well as Uzzen Sheerah." -1 Chronicles 7:24 She built cities. … Continue reading She Built Cities.
For forgetting to blog yesterday, that is. HOWEVER. Today is St. Crispin's day, which means it's time for this post to show back up again. Come on, folks, click the link. I'm off to watch Henry V now.
Hello there. I'm currently house/pet sitting for some dear friends of mine, so I'm pretty happy that I actually remembered that it's a blogging day. Especially as I am right smack in the middle of a Planet Earth binge. How have I not watched this show before? What have I been doing with my life? … Continue reading Pretty Dang Majestic.
Ugh. I'm having one of those days. Okay, weeks. Okay, months. Okay, lives. Yeah, this probably isn't that inspiring, but maybe I at least elicited a snort of recognition and comradeship? I just can't today, y'all. I just can't.
Driving up the freeway a week or so back, I saw a sign hanging from the rollercoaster of our local water park: Haunted House - Now Hiring! And I just thought that was worth sharing.
Okie dokie. Nearly a week later, and I finally feel able to talk coherently about Coldplay. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZaX7teFRu-/?taken-by=coldplay Well, maybe semi-coherently. I'm just now getting to the point where I can say, "Yeah, that actually happened. I wasn't just watching a YouTube video." I'm one of the little twinkles on the left in that top photo. … Continue reading Sixty Thousand.