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Go Fly a Kite

Go Fly a Kite
April 6, 2014
Practical Invisibility

Last year at this time, I decided it would be awesome to go fly a kite. Next, I will bore you with excuses as to why I didn’t. I was in the midst of defending my thesis (the anniversary of …read more

Being Unique

Being Unique
March 30, 2014
Practical Invisibility

I went to a Zumba class this morning. It was at a Jewish rec center, and offered through a Yelp event to introduce folks to different types of fitness classes in the area throughout the month of March. Out of …read more

Curiosity

March 24, 2014
Practical Invisibility

I was trudging through some work this morning, when I noticed a nearby school had listed a course’s pre-requisite as simply, “curiosity.” I was feeling a bit grumpy before I noticed that, and it made me happy for the rest …read more

The Worst Sentence

March 24, 2014
Practical Invisibility

There are certain turns of phrase that chill my bones. Certain words that ball my hands up into fists, involuntarily. Certain concepts that plummet my heart to the depths of my bowels. There are worse phrases than my least favorite, …read more

States of Decay

States of Decay
March 23, 2014
Practical Invisibility

I have been wandering around my favorite local park on Saturday mornings, taking photos of the first green shoots of spring. More than that, though, I like to snap photographs of the new growth and the previous season’s decay. I …read more

Born on a Train

March 9, 2014
Practical Invisibility

Posting this tune for some inspiration. Born on a Train – The Magnetic Fields The #AmtrakResidency program is officially open for application. I have been excited about the notion of this program since I first heard about it. I know …read more

Puppet Theater

Puppet Theater
March 9, 2014
Practical Invisibility

One of the things that helped get me back into writing when I moved back to Cincinnati in 2008 was a monthly event called Creativa. The website hasn’t been updated in awhile, but a lot of the info is still …read more

Body Positivity

March 2, 2014
Practical Invisibility

Lately, I have been working on behind-the-scenes projects. I have mentioned before that I do some editorial assistant work on a friend’s literary magazine, and as one who has been enthusiastic about assisting with it, I’ve been bumped up to …read more

Waltz

January 20, 2014
Practical Invisibility

I once had a friend who taught me always to listen for waltzes in unexpected places. One two three. We danced a waltz. I didn’t know how. I danced anyway, apologizing with each misstep. I learned this way. Oh, how …read more

What Hope Does

January 11, 2014
Practical Invisibility

I woke up this morning, after a not so awesome dream that had elements of cool things in it: it took place at the beach (no idea which one, hello from landlocked Ohio!), I got to play in the waves, …read more