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Posts about reading and creative writing

Sharing words

highlighting words in open book

My friend Janice Fuller (a talented poet and playwright) has made a practice of asking people to write down words for her. She saves them and then, when she wants to be inspired, she draws a few words from her stash andĀ thinks about the words themselves and the donors who... (Continue reading)


Posts about games and geekery

A little Dwarf music, the sequel


I knew I liked the song “I See Fire” by Ed Sheeran, which runs at the end of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. But seeing this video just blew me away. It’s put together with clips from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and it’s very well done.... (Continue reading)


Posts about life in general

What you seek and what you find

A few years ago, I was in a restaurant having lunch and “Wichita Lineman” (the original version by Glen Campbell) came on the sound system. I hadn’t heard the song in ages and I’d forgotten how much I loved it. I went home and searched iTunes but could only find... (Continue reading)