London, Retroactively

Nearly 11 months after landing a job at CenturyCo, I asked my boss if I could retroactively change the answer to one of my interview questions. Who does this...? (Rhetorical question. I do.) Granted, it wasn’t necessary. Some might even call it tempting fate. Obviously, they liked my original answer just fine, because they hired … Continue reading London, Retroactively

Rediscovering London

I developed a love of reading at a pretty young age. Some of my childhood favorites included Encyclopedia Brown, The Hardy Boys, Scott Corbett's The Lemonade Trick, Sterling North's Rascal, Henry Higgins, and How to Eat Fried Worms. I've always thought reading was cool, and I credit it with fostering my love for writing, as … Continue reading Rediscovering London

Catching Up to Stonehenge

Every December(ish), I look at critics' lists of the year's best books, and add a bunch to my semi-official "To Read" list. Novels making the most recent cut include Delicious Foods, City on Fire, and The Incarnations. I am currently 39% through one of them: Lauren Groff's Fates and Furies. I bought this book because of the many glowing reviews I read. For … Continue reading Catching Up to Stonehenge

Flannel, Peace and Hunger

With yesterday being Leap Day - a once-every-four-years event - I wanted to do something special. February 29th is rare, and it practically screamed for something unique and fun. Adventurous, even. I contemplated various ideas in my head, but quickly dismissed most of them, as they fell a little short of what I was aiming … Continue reading Flannel, Peace and Hunger