Off I Go in Search of Zing and Pep

A Dunder Mifflin staff meeting, called because Michael Scott, Regional Manager, wants to change things up in the office, create some new excitement: MICHAEL: So, what we need to do is we need to get things going. We need to get percolating a little bit. Anybody have any ideas of what we could do? Any… Read more »

Why I Haven’t Been Blogging Much

Sometime in July, I got a massage. Before we started, as usual, I gave the masseuse a rundown of all the little aches and pains, pulled muscles and bruises I had so she would know what she was working with. It was a longer list than usual, and then, after we’d started, she kept pointing… Read more »

Photos for a Thursday

In keeping with my blog break, here’s a link from “The Big Picture,” which tells news stories in photographs — but I’ll warn you that it might break your heart. It’s photos of what BP’s oil spill has done to the Gulf of Mexico. Some of them are gorgeous and all of them are depressing…. Read more »

There’s No Place Like Plrtz Glrb

I wonder if anyone has ever written a paper about the wanton destruction of property and how it relates to the concepts of home and homelessness in the Buffyverse? Everytime I watch a “home” that I’ve grown fond of get torn up or chopped down or blown apart (for example — spoilers! — Buffy’s living… Read more »

And All Through the House, Not a Blogger Was Stirring

Some wise friends of mine have convinced me to take an internet break until January. Therefore, this will be my last scheduled post until the new year. I wish you all a peaceful, thoughtful, and joyful December. For anyone wanting bloggy reading while I’m gone, I’ve compiled a Best of the Blog list, randomly chosen… Read more »