Let Me Write That Down

Thoughts of an Author in Training

What Are the Words Again?

Growing up my parents switched between a modern pop station and the classic oldies. Riding in the car I would get the mix of “Calender Girl” and Smash Mouth. My … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Awkwardly Human

My cousin Stan got married in Grand Junction Colorado, I was four-years-old. My aunt Terri took a turn in attending to my four-year-old needs and took me to the bathroom. … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

August Books

Running With Scissors Augusten Burroughs This was a terrifyingly true tale. I kept flipping pages and with each turn I cringed a little at how it couldn’t possibly be true, … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

July Books

The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards Kristopher Jansma I picked up this beauty at the mark down table in Woody’s News Stand naturally because of the cool title. Originally I thought … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Am I a Bartender? Why Yes, I’m a Writer

Am I a writer or a bartender? That is a great question because the traits for both sometimes seem interchangeable. I’ve been working the service industry for almost ten years. … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

If the Food Wasn’t Good, Well Damn it Your Taste Buds Don’t Work

Either I’m becoming bitter or the world gives less fucks. It’s more likely the latter and I haven’t decided if it’s necessarily a bad thing. By the term less fucks … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

June Books

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou I vaguely remember where this author was first introduced among my literary knowledge but the title echoed in my mind when … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

May Books

These are totally late and I’m a little behind on my books but I took a very nice 30 day vacation to Europe which I should be writing about on … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

If the Ground Should Break

I listened to the heavy rain meet the water proofing of my jacket and roll off. The mud squished and grabbed at my feet as I pursued the edge of … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

April Books

Happy Mutant Baby Pills Jerry Stahl I couldn’t resist checking out this book from the library simply because of the title and I wasn’t disappointed. This book was a rollercoaster … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 5 Comments

Are You Reading Me?

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