Category Archives for "Other Musings"
On the occasion of my first Father’s Day as a dad, I’m reflecting on the most important things my dad ever told me. I doubt he would remember saying them, or that they were even meant to be advice. Nonetheless, they … Continue reading
In my wallet, I carry a driver’s license, two library cards, three insurance cards and a drug cards, four credit cards, a Costco membership, a National Car membership, and then cards for Albertson’s, Ralph’s, and Pavillions. (I saved a little … Continue reading
Dear Barenaked Ladies: R.E.M. was always my favorite band. No offense. It’s just that I met them first. Someone slipped me a tape (yes, a tape) at that exact age that I needed a sound to come along and echo … Continue reading
There is a point at the beginning every project when the writer is faced with a blank page and a need to create a protagonist out of thin air. When you find yourself working with nothing more than a spark … Continue reading
Auditioning people for a brevityTV adjunct live improv troupe today. Improv Philosophy a poem, by Deron Team play. Do. Learn. Be honest. No fear. Fail hard. Don’t try. Funny follows.
Here are my guesses for today’s results, light colors being the places where the candidate carries the state by 3% or less. I sure hope I’m right. Meanwhile, today finally sees Obama go off the charts at RealClearPolitics.com, according to … Continue reading
What an amazing advertising campaign. I mean political campaign. Either way, I’m a thousand percent happy to help.
It was supposed to be a nice, relaxing summer. My number of tutoring hours each week down to a trickle, I made no attempt to seek more work. I could survive financially through the summer, and get some writing done. … Continue reading
“I’m staying in this race until we have a nominee.” We do. It’s not you.
Watching the political campaign over the past few months, I’ve been disappointed to see Barack Obama occasionally falter in his effort to elevate this year’s political campaigning. As he put it, “You get elbowed enough, eventually you start throwing some … Continue reading