Monthly Archives: November 2018

write-ins.

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in the 1985 boise, idaho mayoral election

there were four write-in votes for mr. potato head.

 

“like most meaningful activities, campaigns are team games.”

-alastair campbell

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a good place.

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what a lovely little place

discovered on a walk in the woods

nestled beneath the old trees

resting on a blanket

of the softest pine needles

open to all who happen by

who lives here?

“when you’re wide open, the world is a good place.”

-sharon salzberg

 

 

 

 

 

nichols arboretum, ann arbor, mi, usa. november 2018

party.

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one of my grandie’s party plan:

 

1. unwrapping ball game

2. slime making

3. cotton ball snowball fight

4. taco bar

 

i love this combo so much.

my kind of party.

could be the best day ever.

 

“my advice for life: dance and sing your song while the party is still on.”
― rasheed qgunlaru

performance anxiety?

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in honor of the passing of stan lee. the time i met one of his characters in real life and it didn’t go as planned –

I didn't have my glasses on....

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when i was 7, i finally had a chance to meet one of my idols, spiderman, who happened to be at the montgomery wards store at our local mall, at the same time as i was. i saw this as fate, and i could not have been more excited, as he had been one of my idols for as long as i could remember.

waiting in line, anxious, worked up, hopping with joy, i finally made my way up to the front to meet him. i was shy, but i was motivated, and so, i asked him to ‘shoot his webs’ for me, one of my favorite superpowers i’d seen him do on tv many times, enabling him to fly from building to building, saving people, and meting out justice on the bad guys. 

i will never forget his reaction in response to my quiet, but earnest request. he first…

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