Haiku of Leaves [IndieInk Challenge]

For the IndieInk Writing Challenge this week, SAM challenged me with “Rewrite your favorite story.” and I challenged Kirsten Doyle with “Take the opening line from the book you’re reading. Use that somewhere in the middle of your piece.” *** The house is hungry. Johnny has gone exploring. The minotaur waits. *** For more infoContinue reading “Haiku of Leaves [IndieInk Challenge]”

What do Julius Caesar and I have in common? We both had pretty bad days on the Idea of March. Of course, his involved getting stabbed to death, so it was worse. Mine (in 2010) just involved a concussion, stitches in my lip (of which I remember every single one, because theĀ anestheticĀ had worn off, butContinue reading

There Are Monkeys Everywhere [IndieInk Writing Challenge]

For the IndieInk Writing Challenge this week, Sherree challenged me with “There were monkeys everywhere, and that wasn’t a good thing.” and I challenged SAM with “Write a piece in which a can of soda is of significant importance.” There Are Monkeys Everywhere The monkeys still jump on the bed, and the sight fills meContinue reading “There Are Monkeys Everywhere [IndieInk Writing Challenge]”

In which I finally realize that math is awesome

I didn’t like math when I was growing up. I wasn’t especially great at it, either. Not horrible, but not fantastic. After a semester of precalculus in college, in which I got a B through hours upon hours having the material re-explained to me in office hours, I threw math aside and never looked back.Continue reading “In which I finally realize that math is awesome”