Archive of September 2012 - Long Cool Women with Big Feet

Good-Bye Sunshine State, I Will Not Miss You

on September 25th, 2012 in General, More Stuff, Storytelling by | 7 Comments

When my husband and I graduated from the University of Florida, we moved to Orlando, Florida. Even with 2 college degrees, my first job was for $5/hour and so was Brian’s. Any extra money we had after bills, we’d use to do shows—sketch comedy, plays you name it. It wasn’t…

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No Regrets

on September 23rd, 2012 in General, More Stuff by | No Comments

Had an interesting writing prompt the other day. It was “read about the women who were put to death on California’s death row and then write.” I wrote a monologue:  You know your son. You know your husband. You know your brother. You’re his family. He was probably mean to…

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The Cat and Dog Wars, Vol. 1

on September 22nd, 2012 in General, More Stuff, Storytelling by | 1 Comment

Around three every morning, and I mean every morning, Dog begs to go out into the backyard and my husband sleepily opens the door for him. Then at 5:30 a.m. he scratches the door to come back in and my husband is usually the one that lets him back in….

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Kindness Is Nice

on September 2nd, 2012 in General, Science Fiction by | No Comments

Kindness. Kindness is lovely and infectious. We all know that. Do you know what else is  infectious? Douchebaggery. Douchebaggery is infectious. So, young Dragon*Con employee whose little bit of power and control has gone to your head. You made me upset with your rudeness and that’s why I yelled at…

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Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together

on September 1st, 2012 in More Stuff, Science Fiction by | No Comments

Hello Friends. I am currently on my 3rd glass of wine at the Hilton at Dragon Con. This is the most satisfying convention. Why? Because, as I sit at the bar by myself and cruise the interwebs, so many people have ordered drinks next to me and I’ve \had conversations…

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