Yes, I’m back.
I thought I was the only person who measured my worth in productivity.
Apparently that behavior is much more common than I thought!
Alabama passed a law on Monday that effectively bans abortion as early as 6 weeks into a pregnancy.
Yesterday, the governor of Alabama signed the bill into law.
This morning, I saw the news: Missouri passed a similar bill right after the governor’s decision.
In both states, no exceptions exist for rape or incest.
28 states are currently considering laws that would ban abortion, according to the BBC.
According to an official spokesperson for Focus on the Family, Adventures in Odyssey’s John Avery Whitaker doesn’t support our Tweeter-in-Chief.*
(*Credit goes to Andrew Shaffer for that excellent description.) Continue reading “Focus on the Family Revelation”
My schedule the past few weeks has been nothing short of crazy.
The minute I devote myself to a new creative project, things get busy.
Oh, and I’ve spent the last few months contemplating quitting improv.
DAMN YOU, IMPROV. Continue reading “Extended hiatus + April awards”
I wrote this a million years ago and I think it still holds up.
Author’s note: I tried to keep this essay spoiler free, but found it hard to come up with any supporting evidence without detailing plot events. So, if you would like your Harry Potter experience to remain unspoiled, read no further.
Additionally, I’m familiar with the term “Mary Sue,” but have chosen to use “Gary Stu” because Harry is male.
“Ugh! I hate Harry! Hermione should have been the protagonist.”
“He’s so angsty and whiny! Seriously, get over yourself!”
“He thinks he’s so much better than everyone, including his best friends!”
“He’s such a Mary Sue. Seriously, he’s good at Quidditch, and he can talk to snakes, and he’s the Chosen One? What a tool.”
“I’ve never cared about Harry. He’s just a vehicle for the plot.”
I heard this last criticism at Bible study during a discussion of our favorite and least favorite films. I had to grip the edge of my chair…
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My mom and I headed down to Portland for May the 4th.
Miraculously, EVERYTHING was on sale. Continue reading “Powell’s Haul: What did I just buy?”