Sunday, October 27, 2013

writing award

At the SCBWI Central-Coastal California Writers' Day 2013, 
I was given this award.

Most Promising!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Sunday, October 13, 2013

red sox, game two

I love Big Papi.  I really, really love him.  I love the way he carries himself.  I love the way he celebrates. I love the way he hits when an entire season is at stake.  I love him.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

characters who misbehave

film characters who are great at misbehaving
ferris bueller
dewey finn (school of rock)
junior (problem child)
ricky vaughn (major league)
annie walker (bridesmaids)
john beckwith and jeremy grey (wedding crashers)
axel foley (beverly hills cop)
billy ray valentine (trading places)
tess mcgill (working girl)
phil, stu, and alan (the hangover)
kevin (home alone)

literary characters who are great at misbehaving
ramona quimby
fudge (tales from a fourth grade nothing)
calvin (calvin and hobbes)
battle bunny
the grinch
antonia mcpherson (notes from a liar and her dog)
mac (the fourth stall)
george (george's marvellous medicine)
clarence (poem by Shel Silverstein)
harry the dirty dog
bad marie
caleb and camille fang (the family fang)
uncle oswald (my uncle oswald)

Anyone you'd like to add?