Month: February 2019

Book Recommendation: The Aquariums of Pyongyang

Authors: Kang, Chol-Hwan and Pierre Rigoulot Publication Date: August, 24, 2005 Publisher: Basic Books Page Number: 238 I’ll always remember my Korean professor who defected from North Korea to South Korea.  He spoke of the dangers on both sides.  You must really want to…

TV Recommendation: The Good Place (2016-)

Quote from The Good Place by Chidi Anagonye: “Principles aren’t principles when you pick and choose when you’re gonna follow them.” Creator: Michael Schur Producers: Michael Schur, David Miner, Morgan Sackett, Drew Goddard, David Hyman, Joe Mande, and Megan Amram Directors and Writers: Many…

End of February 2019 Quotes

 

Because George Carlin Has a Way With Words

Poem: How Deep Will It Go?

The Earth seemed to open itself to me, quite willingly, and as the elements reached out for my ankles and legs, I began to wonder. Was the pain I felt worth it?  Were the scrapes worth it too?  Was the chill in my hands…

First Creek Trail in NV

My plan to hike somewhere else besides the little trail without much terrain was supposed to happen before it snowed in Las Vegas, NV.  It didn’t help MapQuest gave terrible directions and even more that I’m still not familiar with certain areas.  Did I…

Writing Book Exercise

An estranged mother and son who haven’t seen or spoken to each other in a more than twenty years meet in line at the post office in December, arms full of packages to be mailed.  What do they say to each other? Tory smiled…

Writing Book Exercise

Jot down a list of things that make you angry.   Some of them make me legitimately angry, but others are just pure annoyances.  I will list ten of them although I’m sure I could make it longer. People who expect everything to be perfect…

Movie Review: Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Quote from Sorry to Bother You by Steve Lift: “Cash, I’m gonna make you a proposal. I can see that you’d wanna say no, but I wouldn’t do that before you see what I’m offering you.” More Thinking About This Movie I waffled between…

Year of the Pig

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