You just shelled out a ton of money for your professional development. Make sure you get the most out of it. Go Through Your Notes NOW Yes, you have to do this while things are fresh. Here's what to look for: Consider Cornell Notes to flesh out your scribbles. It's a way for you to … Continue reading Recovering From Conference
A speck made by specks on a speck swirling in an incomprehensible universe. We continue to spin around our axis and orbit a meaningless star in an average galaxy. We build castles in the sky and cling to them - declare them monuments to meaning. And they dissolve, ground to ash and dust, all our … Continue reading Notre Dame
This is what happens when you choose to write out of your depth. The following is an excerpt of what my search history has been like the last three days: avoiding abelist tropes handicap in sports shit in army slang stages of reintegration after deployment 9 line medevac army helicopter floor name (uh, it's apparently … Continue reading Search History
Improvisational writing is a great way to hone writing skills and beat writer's block. But even improv can cause blocking, so I've implemented what I call "Improv Flow". A single prompt is all that's needed for some kids, but I've found that we all benefit with an occasional boost midway. We start with a prompt, … Continue reading Improv Flow
I saw a great ad from the Bronx Zoo for their annual "Name a Roach" Valentine's Day campaign, which has apparently been going on since 2011. For a donation, you can get various cockroachy swag. Donations help fund the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Bronx Zoo. I chose to name a roach after Yerazu (duh). … Continue reading Love is in the air… and in your walls.