Confession time: "Great Expectations" (1998) is one of my favorite films of all time and has one of the best soundtracks. For reals. There are a million gems on there including this Iggy Pop song. Good luck getting it out of your head as success comes rolling in. Here comes success (here comes success) … Continue reading Inspiration Playlist Volume 2, Track 6 “Success”
Own Little World c 1994 In her own little world she is safe and secure Nothing bad could ever hurt her She dreams and thinks and lives in her mind Memories and laughter forever after entwine She doesn't eat or sleep or [lay and doesn't see that her body is wasting away Until she … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday
Because my day has been nothing but eventful here's a snapshot of my day job:Noon: Arrive to work for the closing shift after switching with coworkerNoonish-2 p.m. answer emails, doing boring stuff. Update my teen book displays 2:15: Take photos of new coworker 2:20: Log onto Twitter 2:29: Contemplate going on an emergency sushi and Diet Dr. Pepper … Continue reading Day in the Life of a Librarian
Today's entry is not quite as heartbreaking as last week's entry was. And I ask myself, "Am I boy-crazy?" Oct 22 1994
Help c 1993 Help, I've fallen for you Jesus, this love can't be true I can't be doing this but I want your sweet kiss Your You're just a bad boy and I'm teacher's pet but I felt the sparks fly when we first met. Notes: I can't stop laughing at this.
Today I posed a question that's been haunting me all week: do I follow the money or the art?This was in regards to cutting down my dedicated writing hours (I average 12-15 a week) in favor of working more hours at a job that pays me with real money. I was torn. I don't NEED the … Continue reading Money or Art?
I'm serious folks, this entry is full of the sads. Forget boy drama, I'm heartbroken over losing another pet and being dumped by a friend. The makings of a middle grade novel, perhaps?
Confession: I have a weakness for Nicolas Sparks books turned into films. It used to be that I had a weakness for Nicholas Sparks books until about 2002 or 2003 when they all started sounding the same. But those early books turned into some fabulous films: "The Notebook," "Message in a Bottle," and of course … Continue reading Inspiration Playlist Volume 2, Track 5 “Dare You To Move”
You can't get any more inspirational than Journey. Strangers waiting, up and down the boulevard Their shadows searching in the night Streetlights people, living just to find emotion Hiding, somewhere in the night. Working hard to get my fill, Everybody wants a thrill Payin' anything to roll the dice, Just one more time Some will … Continue reading Inspiration Playlist Volume 2, Track 4 “Don’t Stop Believin'”
Untitled c. 1994 Mama told me I had what it took Daddy said I'd break hearts They were certain I'd be alright I guess their expectations played the part I grey up but never was happy my soul was black and blue Like my body it was beaten for a love that wasn't true … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday