“Why did you pick a man’s monologue?” John Gorrie, one of my teachers at BADA, asked me after I performed a monologue from King Lear. I thought for a moment, but I’m no bard. I couldn’t put into words a good answer. My entire life of memories, wants, thoughts, and desires exploded into my brain … More Typecasting
I should have written this 5 years ago. But honestly, I never expected my journey to take this turn. I never expected to find myself on the bumpy mountain pass that is Bardolotry. Better late than never, like a terribly missed cue. I was a studying teaching English to speakers of other languages at Maryville … More Macbeth is the New Black
I’ve not been working on my stories lately. Writer’s block is a description of what I’d been experiencing, but a better word might be depression. I went out into Maryville College Woods and walked for a few hours, chasing the wind. I found my way into an orchard of sorts. Bumblebees zipped around pollenating the … More Hunting for Fae
I’ve been playing with my own identity lately. I wanted a simple logo that I can stamp on pictures or stories. Here’s a first draft of something I came up with when I combined Norse runes Sowilo, Mannaz, and Hagalaz. There’s meaning behind each rune, which I could tell you. But I prefer to keep … More Bindrune
I’ve been looking through all my files on my laptop lately. Because sometimes my cleanup is folders within folders within folders all entitled “cleanup [date]”. It’s a bit of a mess. But in the spring cleaning, I’ve come across old Shakespeare pictures and documents. I’m inspired to do a quick write up on each of … More Last Year’s (2018) Shakespeare Poster
I really miss jumping rope. Thankfully, I have been able to continue jumping in the burlesque scene. More on that later.