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That’s Not A Word, It’s Not In the dictionary

A lot of people say this. A lot of people say this to me. I like to make up words once in a whiloccasion. So let me set the record straight. If I said it and you understood it, it’s a word. “How dare you say such a thing! Ms. So-and-so yelled at me in 4th...

A Patron By Any Other Name Would Still Give You Money

I’ve been thinking lately that the term Patron to describe a customer of an arts organization sounds a little precious. I don’t know that there’s anything wrong with it, but I’m wondering what would happen if companies started using a different...

Standardized Testing Sucks, A High School Story

I’ve been thinking a lot about education lately. Formal education, about how I don’t like it. Informal education is great. If you know me, you know that I love learning. I’m quite the autodidact. But whenever the state has been involved in that...

Consider The Source Part 2, or I Approve This Message

It’s not just breakfast that people are lying to you about. This isn’t meant to be about any political party in particular (for serious), but rather of our culture and current system of electing officials. Just as you should be careful of believing...

Consider The Source, or Part of This Complete Breakfast?

In today’s world of mass media absolutely everywhere, a huge amount of the messages we’re getting are marketing messages. People trying to sell us something. Sometimes we take what we hear and believe it is fact. It makes sense to us. Do research. Please....

Toward A Tipping Point

I’m normally a calm, serene, and even-tempered person. I like to take long walks to relieve stress. I also normally try to avoid making public comments about politics. But the more I see in the news, the more I am angered, amazed, and appalled. I am angered by...

Thanks

To everyone out there that reads my blog To my friends I see all the time To my friends who I don’t see nearly enough To anyone who makes me smile To everyone who gives me hugs To all the people I talk to online To all the cool people online To authors of...

I Feel Good, I Knew That I Would

You know what feels awesome? ACTING. REAL ACTING. It’s something I haven’t done in a while. I’m in a play now, by the way. Come see it if you live anywhere near it because it’s gonna be awesome. Let’s back up. When I said real acting I...

Change, Something You Can Depend On

It hasn’t even been an entire year since I blogged about my last website redesign. In it, I say Websites just seem to get old pretty quickly for me. No kidding. I then go on to mention my redesign of the Coeurage Theatre Company website which I completed (but...

The Netflix Farce Continues

It all started in July when, out of the blue, Netflix increased their prices, handled it very poorly, and really pissed people off. Then last month, they apologized — and changed things again and pissed more people off. Price hike, then company split, and...