I cannot tell you how many countless moments, hours, days, years I have spent thinking and dreaming about love. I have never wanted anything in my life more than to find that one and only meant for me happily ever after. Often, I feel my entire existence is filled with that longing. However, over that…Read more True Love . . .
I have long since grown out of my fear of monsters under the bed. I am no longer the scared little girl who can't bear to stretch her bare legs over the side of the bed for fear that some hairy arm is going to reach out and grab hereven though she has to pee…Read more Monsters under the Bed
I don't often interject myself into the political conversation of the day. I am rarely interested. I often feel I am too uniformed to have any valid opinion. And I simply do not enjoy political debates or discourse. Unfortunately, something has been said recently that I simply cannot ignore. I study dystopian literature. I have…Read more Guardians Against Tyranny
I need to go to sleep so that I can be a functional teacher tomorrow. I worked my body today and my mind. I fought off sleep most of the evening, preparing myself for bedtime. Well, bedtime is here, and my overactive mind is wide awake. My mind, my heart yearns to write. I have…Read more Time to release the monsters . . .
When you are 10 years old, living in Orange County, CA, and the center of an amazing group of friends, life doesn't seem like it could get any better. Then your parents tell you you are moving to Hicksville, UT. You realize that life can get worse. Well, at least worse to your young mind.…Read more Living in Mayberry
My dad never had sons. In fact, he has two daughters, two granddaughters, and no sons-in-laws. The only other pseudo testosterone in the house is a pathetic dog and a damn crazy cat - and they've both been fixed. It's ok to feel sorry for him. Anyway, the reason I mention this is because I…Read more Ridiculously Awesome!
In my inbox, I've recently received an email flyer for a call for papers. I get these occasionally as I am a career student/academic. This one came to me because I once did a conference presentation in a panel titled "Adaptations," primarily film adaptations. This particular call for papers has to deal with any…Read more Who is Frankenstein?