2022 Favorites – Books

Last top-five list I think, for posterity, as we close out the year together. Thanks for reading. 1. “Creative Play Direction” by Robert Cohen2. “How to Tell A Story” by Meg Bowles3. “The Dictionary of Lost Words” by Pip Williams4. “Putting it Together: How Steven Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George”Continue reading “2022 Favorites – Books”

2022 Favorites – One Season Wonders

There was a time when I felt like telling a succinct story on the small screen in about a dozen episodes, with no further attempt to expand the universe or keep the beats perpetually coming, was a lost art. 2022 turned me around. I actually have more shows that I could squeeze into a top-fiveContinue reading “2022 Favorites – One Season Wonders”

2022 Favorites – TV Series

Continuing my self-imposed 2022 review of on-screen entertainment, moving on from the big screen to the small. I started making a top-five list of all episodic TV, but it was too much, so I’ve chosen the saner path of splitting this up. Today will be TV series (either there has been or there will beContinue reading “2022 Favorites – TV Series”

O Brother, There Art Thou

One of my favorite shots that I’ve gotten of these two rascals recently. I don’t want to tarnish the absolute treasure that is Zoe’s expression with any attempt to explain it, so I’ll just leave it with this song that is inexplicably running through my head right now: We’re for each otherLike a wop ba-baContinue reading “O Brother, There Art Thou”

Mind Not the Mocking

“Do you have anything N/A?” I asked my server while waiting for my parents to arrive. This wasn’t the first time I asked this question, and it won’t be the last. I’m working on identifying triggers for some icky health stuff, and reducing alcohol is an obvious choice. Plus it’s a lot easier to dealContinue reading “Mind Not the Mocking”

The Most Wonderful Shop of the Year

As someone who kinda gets grumpy when I have to go shopping, I feel uniquely qualified to say: Robot Supply and Repair is the ultimate best. Period. I almost don’t want to give away what makes this place so awesome, because the reveal as I walked in the door without knowing anything about it —Continue reading “The Most Wonderful Shop of the Year”