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Sunday Round-up

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Parasite Worms Its Way Into Our Hearts

Can I say that this was a moment? It was a moment. When Jane Fonda announced Parasite as the best picture, the joy and delight that erupted from the crowd …

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As I Get Older

I think my new favorite phrase is “as I get older.” I use it all the time. As I get older, I realize how much smarter and better the next …

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I was always funny.

My cousin emailed me a copy of a letter I wrote to her when I was a kid. I was living in Coos Bay, Oregon and she was living in …

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School’s In Session

Last night was the second installment of my screenwriting class. Our instructor gave us an assignment – write a 2-3 page script about something that you did during the break.  …

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Sunday Round-Up, #20-04

It’s Sunday evening and after a rough week, I had the loveliest of weekends. Feeling refreshed and recharged for the week to come. I loved watching NY Times’s Diary of …

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Leaning Into Discomfort

Moving to Portland has been a lesson in discomfort. I left my home of 20+ years, my daughter, my friends, my career, all my favorite haunts, and the streets that …

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Viva la Paris Musées

Paris Musées, a collection of 14 museums in Paris have recently made high-res digital copies of 100,000+ artworks and manuscripts freely available. Works included in the public domain are by …

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Amplify the Right Voices (in your head)

I’ve had a spate of days where I’ve come home grumpy and feel the urge to crawl under the covers. Today is another one of those days. I’ve already gotten …

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S is for Screenwriting

Last night I attended the first class of Screenwriting Fundamentals taught by Randall Jahnson. I don’t think I’ve taken an in-person class with actual homework since … I actually can’t …

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Might I encourage you to hang around Sam Smith’s Instagram when you’re feeling a bit down? It brings me all the feels. Set aside that once in a generation voice …

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Feeling Good As Hell

Let me preface this post with – I do not believe in fat-shaming, fat-phobia or making anyone feel bad about their lifestyle choices. Believe me, I have been the recipient …

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Sunday Round-up
Sunday Round-Up, #20-03

Here we are, it’s yet again Sunday and here’s a list of some of my favorite articles this week. Scientists played music to cheese as it aged, guess which genre …

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