Month: May 2012

The Best Part of a Movie?

The audience. I finally got around to seeing Avengers this weekend. That I waited this long is a failure of epic proportions, I know. And of course, it was amazing! My mom even enjoyed it, and she hasn’t seen any of the earlier movies starring these characters. But the great thing was that even at

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A Different Sort of Engagement

One of the neat things about being an admin for my company’s Facebook page is that I get to see exactly who “likes” and comments on our posts. Granted, anyone who visits our page can see these things as well, but for an admin, it’s a bit easier since it shows up at the top

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“I Learned to Write by Writing”

After days of seeing it everywhere on the internet, I finally got around to watching Neil Gaiman’s recent graduation speech at the University of the Arts. If you haven’t seen it yet, stop what you are doing and watch it. Trust me: As evinced by the title of this post, what stuck out to me

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The Black Hole of Creativity

I’m a homebody. I like tradition. I like schedules. I like routine. But when it comes to sitting down and writing something – anything – I need the exact opposite. This weekend, I had plans. Big plans. (Aren’t they always?). I had plans to get a move on with some planned post for this blog, plus

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Excavating My Personal Past

Though I have not yet finished exploring the rich resources of my family’s past, this weekend I turned my attention to a group of boxes that my roommate and I have been tripping over since we moved in. All I knew was that there were papers of some sort buried in there, but I had

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