Tag: comic relief

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Balloons & Bingo

“So Fred, do you want to come over and join us?” “I know what you want me tah do,” “Oh yes? What is that, Fred?” “You want me tah spank ya!” Sometimes age doesn’t matter.  Sometimes 89 and 42 can work. At least in a nursing home. Fred lives there, the nurse might feel like it, but in actuality, “purely…

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Werner Herzog’s Note to His Cleaning Lady

Today I walked into our apartment and YIKES. Not a tidy place. This is unfortunately rather normal when things get busy. Which is often. It is at these (frequent) times that I wish I had access to magic, or Cinderella’s mice & birds, or at least a maid. But even then there’s potentially that issue of expense, privacy, and things…

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Let’s take a moment…

After all my lofty talk of inspiration, creativity, academia, and research, it is time to take a minute for the more visceral side of things. Project Runway’s Tim Gunn is fond of using this term to describe that bodily and emotional reaction to something–when you really feel it. The word “visceral” sounds intense enough to embody its meaning, and when…

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Let us commence!

It’s been QUITE the weekend due to graduation at the high school where we work. I’m the senior class sponsor, so my duties have been extensive, and were made more so by a small added detail: Elton and I were asked to speak for Commencement! I know, wild, right? We actually spoken before for other years and other grad programs–including…

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Comic Relief

Sometimes comic relief walks down the runway. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and hypnotized by the headiness of fashion week, so maybe that’s why some designers take more of a “shock value approach”–to attract attention, and…laughs? I’ll let you be the judge based on selected looks that walked among us recently… I used to be a punk rocker when I…