Deaf People Talk Dirty–or at least think it. Five Deaf Romance Novels.

Completely unrelated to post below, but I love it, so I’m sharing. I got my 2017 planner. This makes me unspeakably happy. I have severe ADHD and dyscalculia, so I have to plan everything in exacting detail. (And I still manage to forget shit. Ever so frustrating.) I just ordered stickers for it. I love … Read more…

Best Banana Cake

Phallic Foods not Freud.

Would it be weird to write a sonnet about a character? Granted, I am TURRRRIBLE at the sonnetting. I can’t sonnet to save my bonnet. Three quatrains and a couplet. That seems really difficult for a blog post. Plus, there’s all that shit about iambs–I WILL GIVE YOU A HAIKU! (And later? The best banana … Read more…

Ubi Panis Ibi Patria. What’s Latin for Banana?

Today is an easy blogging day for me. Apart from the ridiculously delicious banana bread that will appear later in this post, I got a tweet asking me what I’m reading this week, because, not only am I in school, I write for a living, I edit academic and fictional works, AND I’m a compulsive … Read more…

Get Down With Cake.

My cake batter milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and now, because of Netflix’s The Get Down, in my imagination, they’re all dancing to proto hip-hop and disco. Have you seen it? It takes place in the Bronx in the 1970s, and it’s amazing. Granted, it’s Baz Luhrmann, so, it had the ability to be great, … Read more…

I Only Have Ghost Eyes For You.

Today’s post includes my children’s two favorite things: Chinese mythology and the Perfect Bubble Tea. My children, The Captain and The Peanut are 50% Chinese. When I first started buying books for them, I looked for books about that huge piece of their heritage, because, let’s face it, it’s not like the white narrative is … Read more…