As a former professor of mine used to say, “SPRING SUCKS!” And when spring is in its suckiest, the thing I do that’s pretty much just for me – writing every day – had to take a break. Once the final pieces of all that manage to settle out and I have a predictable schedule […]Read more "Unintentional Silence"
I’ve been having to take off in the middle of the day from work to run home and give Kuiper some relief while he’s still working on the potty training. It ends up carving a huge hole in the middle of my days, but it hasn’t really caused too much disruption thus far. He’s gotten better at being […]Read more "Grind shift, grind halt"
Watching the Walking Dead season finale tonight, I only remembered pieces of what lined up with the comics, even though I’ve read them at least up to this point (I know I’m behind somewhat on the comics, but not that far behind). The episode was truly riveting and properly tense, and the ultimate pivotal moment was basically […]Read more "Can’t remember what I read"
We’re working on long form concepts in improv class, and tonight was a series of exercises that challenged us to claim and stick to a point of view. I continue to feel pretty good about the work I’m doing in class, and I think I’m getting better at coming up with characters with a decent […]Read more "Longer form and more character"
A bunch of us went to see Alton Brown at Centennial Hall. I haven’t laughed like that in a while… since Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood were in town, perhaps. Live funny, so fun. Alton was utterly delightful, and I just kept wanting him to do a show with Adam and Jamie, combining their Behind […]Read more "Laugh until it hurts"
Watched the UA basketball game today, again – on purpose and in the absence of my friends who take it far more seriously than I. We watched as a family, in fact, with the parents. It was peppered with wiggling puppies and such, but it reminded me of the handful of memories I have of watching Nebraska […]Read more "Fans and family"
Dad and I made a run for puppy supplies and other things this morning. The first thing I did on entering the pet supply store was ask about something that happens to be locked in one of those manager lockup doodads, which meant they had to keep it at the counter while we completed the rest of […]Read more "There and back again. Again."