Pensive Crust Dandelion Tug Clouds I sit still for five minutes fixating on the tinny sound of a rusty ice cream van willing itself down the street. There are banana bombers and nutty buddies in their protective ice crusts waiting to be freed from the sad, humiliating parade. But I can not move. I am […]Read More Random Word Generator: Meditation on Ice Cream
Several years ago, I think it was in college, I got into an exercise where I would ask someone to give me five random words. I would say “location” or “song title” or “emotion” or whatever seemed to pop into my head at the time. Sometimes I was suprised by the words my friends would […]Read More Random Word Generator: My Muse
(I’m Not That Innocent… ringtone) Me: Hello? Britney Spears: Hey, girl! Wassup? Where you at? Me: Britney? BS: Duh… wait. Hold on. (inaudible scuffle followed by) That’s right you fat cow, you better run! Or I swear to god… Me: Britney! BS: Oh hey Jen! You need somethin’? What’s up? Me: You called me? […]Read More The Conversation: Britney Spears
Check out the latest in “My Next Top Reality” at Shuffleboil and see what I can and can not stomach in the world of reality TV.Read More Shuffleboil: Hey! I’m Trying to Eat!
Here are a list of things not to get me for Christmas or any other gift-giving occasion: 1) My Own Star with a map showing me where to find it and a certificate telling me there’s a star out there named “Jennifer.” I don’t have time and I don’t have a telescope. (This is not […]Read More My Christmas Un-Wish List
(Ringring… ringring…ringring) JK Rowling: Hello? Me: Hey JK– its JH JK: Why hello, Jennifer! How’ve you been? Me: Actually, I’ve had a bad throat infection the last few days and I’ve been coughing up the grossest stuff. JK: Sounds awful. Me: Yep… sorry my voice is so hoarse. It’s sexy, though, don’t you think? […]Read More The Conversation: JK Rowling
My friend Jana Christy, an awesome and accomplished illustrator, is one the coolest, smartest ladies I know. She loves books and recently shared with me her ultimate Young Adult/Young Reader reading list. Either she or her wonderful twins, Harry and Hugo, have put their seal of approval on these reads. I’ve read some of the classics, […]Read More Jana’s Ultimate Young Adult/Reader List