Today I cut my father's hair for the first time and in the middle of the cut I reminded him, "Just as a disclaimer, I have no idea what I'm doing. You are the only one to blame if you hate your hair." Fortunately, other than me nipping my own finger and bleeding on his [...]
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow [...]
Injured Reserve. Out 4-6. Benched. Scratched. Sports terms. True to the geriatric patient I've been in my heart for years, my crippled body has begun to break down. I needed foot surgery. Sexy. I know. The surgery itself is neither here nor there. I just wanted to drop a line to show you this very serious and [...]
In the fall of 2015 I waked into a Pier 1, saw a print of a lovely oversized multicolored bird, began envisioning how bright and happy my living room would look with it, and promptly shriveled up and perished when looking at the price tag. Defiant, I marched over half a block to the Michael's [...]
Tweets. They're called tweets. This is it. These are my major contribution to the world. ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED.
"Putting myself out there" has never been the issue. I've had more blogs and taken more stabs at an online presence than a human child has any right to. The data's something like 6 Word Press accounts, 4 tumblrs (2 blog, 2 aesthetic), 3 twitters (tweet, delete, repeat), 2 youtube accounts, and, oh yeah, I was [...]
Unless you're interested in lady-created media, nerd culture, and thoroughly enjoy a good RPG. Then welcome home, fellow geek. I'm Piper C.J., gamer, folklorist, contract consultant, digital archivist, freelance writer, crime-fighter, hiker, dog mom, gourmet chef, and probably some other things that may or may not be true. Stay as long as you want and [...]