I'll go with thee to the lane's end... I am a kind of burr, I shall stick. Shakespeare, Measure for Measure


I write not to teach but to learn. Rebecca West

drew's writing:

  • "Always Forever Now," Ideomancer volume 13, issue 2
  • "Black Sun," Black Static # 32
  • "Bread or Cake" and "Pride/Shame,"2nd Annual Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival
  • "Copper Heart," Polluto Magazine issue 5, A Steampunk Orange
  • "The Accomplished Birder's Guide to Overcoming Rejection," Last Drink Bird Head, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
  • "Another Night With the Henriksens," Player's Theater Halloween One-Act Festival NYC 2008
  • "Hating the Lovers," and "Pipe Down!" Geez Magazine: Thirty Sermons You Would Never Hear in Church
  • "Beth/slash/Nathan," Paper Fruit Blogiversary Contest

Monday, May 09, 2016

special persons 2016

Another Special Person's Day at my godson's school, I take a train to DC to see my college roommate and attend my godson's open house. That's me, the Special Person, reading Catherine Valente while the godson, also Special and a Person, reads Berenstain Bears. Later, I will buy the Berenstain Bears book and read it to the godson in the Afterwords cafe, and be struck as I often am with the inescapable sexism of childhood worlds that were once so homey.

When my college roommate goes to his guitar lesson I will go to the Folger Shakespeare Library, where, as someone who manages museum volunteers for a living, I will be delighted with the volunteer who leads the tour (though dismayed by the indifferent attendant in the box office).

On this trip, I will discover (through reading a Lego Star Wars book on Yoda) why Lego Star Wars is more popular with children than Person Star Wars.

Funnier jokes.

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