Thank you, Alexa, for nominating me! Check out her blog "The Novel I'll Never Write." (I particularly like her short fiction A Winter Scene.) The Rules: Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Add these rules to your post. Answer all the questions below. Display the award picture in your post. … Continue reading Entertainer Blogger Award
My college history professor once said "among every set of siblings there's at least one who, if had power, would try to take over the world" (not sure if she was serious). My siblings and I don't fall under this category (95% sure) but we certainly aren't lacking for loud personalities. I can only imagine how we look to … Continue reading Which Aunt/Uncle Are You?
I met up with my brother Anton, my sister Vanessa, and her children at the beach for a few days. They were there for the whole week but, with summer classes, I could only make the tail end. The Everglades-Big Cypress Crawl Leaving Miami, I drove east on US-41 across the Big Cypress National Preserve and then took I-75 … Continue reading Gulf Coast Beach Fun
I haven't told a story from real life lately so here we go (one from the archives). The Extra Cookie Backstory: Growing up, I was the paranoid middle kid to whom adults listened with a generous chunk of salt. (I don't blame 'em.) (Paranoia Example. After learning about black holes in science club in first grade, I planned out how … Continue reading The Extra Cookie
Today is Cow Appreciation Day and if you wear a cow costume to Chick-fil-A, they'll give you a free chicken sandwich. Which reminded me of a brief story: A few years ago, my brother Anton had really wanted to participate in Chick-fil-A's Cow Appreciation Day but didn't have a cow costume so he went as a gorilla. … Continue reading The Gorilla on Cow Day