Tag Archives: Writing

Concrete River Blues | By Jay Jasinski

My First Short Story: Concrete River Blues As mentioned in my prior post, I am going to start sharing the short stories I write each week for my class. As we work on our final short story, which can be … Continue reading

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I Am Writing Again

I’m Taking a Short Story Writing Class Time to hold myself accountable for claiming to be a writer. That is, a creative writer. I write a lot for work, but that is no excuse for not writing for myself. When … Continue reading

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Books & Tea | August, 2015

Books and Tea | August, 2015 I Have an Awesome Vocabulary Two weeks ago, I took over as community manager at the Environmental Media Association (EMA). It’s an exciting gig, one that merges my interests in the environmental and entertainment … Continue reading

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Books & Tea | Guest Post by Hikari Loftus of Folded Pages Distillery

Books And Tea | Guest Post by Hikari Loftus of Folded Pages Distillery To me, and I’m sure to many others, reading a book is much more than just taking in the words on the page. Reading a book requires … Continue reading

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Books & Tea | July, 2015

Books and Tea | July, 2015 Existential thoughts and the world’s longest porch This past weekend, my family and I returned to Mackinac Island, MI for another Fourth of July Weekend. Like most family traditions, it’s near and dear to … Continue reading

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Books & Tea | Guest Post by Nicholas Lozito of Misty Peak Teas

Books & Tea | Guest Post by Nicholas Lozito I’m thrilled to introduce the second guest post for my “Books & Tea” series, Nicholas Lozito of Misty Peak Teas. My first impression of Nicholas, and this was via email, mind … Continue reading

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Movie Suggestion: “The Happy Thieves” (1961)

Free Movie Suggestion: “The Happy Thieves” (1961) I’ve always admired Rex Harrison as an actor. Yes, he had an iconic voice, bastardized by Stewie Griffin, but he was also suave, humorous, and tragic. My two favorite films of his are … Continue reading

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Books & Tea | Guest Post by Nicole Martin of “Tea For Me Please”

Books & Tea | Nicole Martin I’m a novice when it comes to tea. Though I drink a couple cups a day, I don’t know a whole lot about the history and variety of many teas. Let’s just say I’m … Continue reading

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June Playlist

A Playlist for June Last Tuesday, Joe, Kyle, and I went for a “moonlight” hike at Malibu Creek State Park. The hike has been a favorite of ours, thanks to its remarkable views and Kyle’s diehard fascination with the show … Continue reading

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Books & Tea | June, 2015

Books & Tea | June, 2015 Restorative Yoga on a Full Bladder My Los Angeles metamorphosis is finally complete; I went to my first yoga class this weekend. It was restorative yoga. Though I didn’t do any yoga prior to … Continue reading

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