I think all those exploding body parts would not have been quite so hilarious, or the injustice of the hobo not being able to buy his beloved lawn mower quite so tragic, but for my sleep-deprived and moody state.
2. Remember ye olde writing conference I attended last weekend? Well, I got two pretty solid pieces of advice. I am working on implementing the first one now, and will update you all upon completion. (Assuming there's anyone out there in BlogLand who is interested, and I suspect most of you come here for the cute puppy pics. Which is fine, that's why I come here, too.)
3. I know everyone laments the state of math and science education in our schools, but could we get a shout-out for civics and English while we're at it? If I see one more person woefully misstate basic principles of governance that I had mastered in the FIFTH GRADE, I'm going to make like a hobo and eff this place up. (Not really.)
If oh-so-many people are oh-so-very passionate about politics these days, I'd just really appreciate it if they would give the following a skimmaroo before spouting off any opinions.
|Three branches of government, people. Three.|
Also, commas, people. Commas.
4. Somewhat related to number 3 ... have you ever noticed that when someone begins a sentence with, "Liberals ..." or "Conservatives ...", whatever comes next is almost certainly going to be really stupid?
And now I leave you with a fun postcard.