The midsummer sun was pounding down on me while I dug my hands into the dirt. I could feel the wetness in the layers of mud as I kept sifting through the moist soil. My daughter’s voice ran through my head after every rinse in the water hose, just wear gloves, Gideon, but I never... Continue Reading →
November 12, 2014
A creative non-fiction essay about one of the best nights of my life.
Creative Non-Fiction Inspiration
In this blog, I'm going to discuss a Creative Non-Fiction piece and answer a few questions. This piece, in particular, caught my eye because of the name and the hook the author wrote in the beginning. The following is a link to the piece itself by Jane Bernstein: CNF Inspiration Piece: The Marrying Kind Summary: The... Continue Reading →
Writing as a Metaphor
Writing is an art. As Lakoff and Johnson state in Metaphors We Live By, life, in general, is a concept. It's a concept that we cannot understand because it is not obvious (Lakoff). However, it's up to us on how we choose to live that concept. Sure, it's easy to dissect and evaluate your own life,... Continue Reading →
This is my Language Theory term paper. It's full of theories on how we began to speak and what separates us from chimps. Even though it's an unusual topic for my blog, the subject is still interesting.
Lately I've been slacking at my art projects. I've lost my supplies. My brother stole them. My younger sister got into them. I've had to buy totally new things. My latest project I had to improvise. I had a plan. My list involved: Black and white acrylic paint. Fine tip brushes. Glitter glue. & colored... Continue Reading →