This weekend i attended a conference in Baltimore, where one of my favorite authors/people was speaking. i shamelessly weaseled my way into one of her sold-out workshops by offering to bribe her, had a total fanatic-fan moment (there may be a restraining order later), and learned more about the dog-eat-dog world of writing and publishing […]

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Gravity Kills is more than just a cool name for a great 90’s industrial rock band out of St. Louis. It’s also a statement of belief. Gravity DOES kill. In fact, the CDC states that falls are the leading cause of death in older Americans, which i assume means over 60? 70? How old is […]

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For as long as i can remember, all i ever wanted to be was a rock star. As a child, i would shut myself in my bedroom, stand on my bed with hairbrush-microphone in hand and sing along with whatever was on the radio. At nine years old, i learned to play the guitar and […]

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This weekend much of the western world celebrated St. Patrick’s day by wearing green, drinking copious pints of green beer, and listening to Irish music bands with names like The O’Malleys and Toad in the Hole.   Bands who, one night a year, are fought over by dive bar booking agents who could care less […]

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What would I do today if I were at a spa? That is the question i asked myself one soggy spring day before i moved to sunny California. That week had been┬ákinda rough, what with adulting being so hard and all. For some reason people just really bugged me that week and i found myself […]

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