A Birthday Wish List

Tomorrow I turn twenty-six and my life is over. That's an over exaggeration, but I am apprehensive about this even-numbered age. When I lived in Seattle, one of my favorite pastimes was attending Seattle Arts & Lectures. For people twenty-five and under, attendance cost less than the regular ticket price (I guess the good folks… Continue reading A Birthday Wish List

Parental Discretion Discouraged

Let's write about sex, baby. This summer appears to be the summer of erotica. Take for example the staggering amount of money E.L. James pulls in (weekly!) for her Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. Or the amount of self-published erotica novels topping the self-published bestsellers list. The trend seems to be sticking around: readers have… Continue reading Parental Discretion Discouraged