When I started this blog, I felt deep down that something would come of it. Not riches, not fame. Something significant, however. And believe it or not, I think I found out what it is.
I’m so not telling you.
But I am going to write it, and maybe you’ll see pieces of it here.
Does It Have Something to Do With Cats?
No, that’s just a weird picture that cost me absolutely nothing to use.
Walking out of the gym tonight, I saw a heron flying scrunch-necked into the wind, its legs trailing behind like Continue reading
Springing forward is a pain in the ass, even for those of us who like daylight saving time. Still, I’d rather have an extra hour of daylight after work than before it. It’s not like I’m going Continue reading
Yesterday’s entry on the Oxford Comma was the most viewed post I’ve had in a while, which just goes to show I have no idea what people will like.
This is the 93rd post over 94 days, and I think I will end the commitment to daily posts after number 100. I’m not bored with the blog, but I don’t feel as if I’ve learned anything new over the last few weeks.
This was a writing experiment as well as a bit of exposure therapy for getting over my shyness of sending my work into the world. I’ll post some entries I promised to write or finish. I’ll also share some of what I’ve learned from this experience.
Fact: Posts With Subheads Rank Higher in Search Results
I will continue posting regularly, maybe twice a week. We’ll see.
I hear a lot of opinions on grammar, which is one of the major drawbacks of the writing profession, as is paper cuts. No one topic draws more attention than the Oxford comma Continue reading
“So and so” should change his name to “I.” That way Continue reading
Every advertising teacher and creative director tells their young copywriters and art directors that anything is possible with the right idea, talent and pure hustle. It always feels a bit wishful Continue reading
While on the treadmill at the gym, I watched NBC’s “The Voice” on closed captioning. Without the sound, it looked like an American version of a Japanese gameshow — pulsing Continue reading
Every March I break out the spring jacket too soon.
No matter how low Continue reading
Last night I made lasagna. Stouffer’s lasagna. It turned Continue reading