Category: gratuitous photos of whatnot
Hobby Lobby (An Essay)
Listen, Hobby Lobby. You know how I feel about you. But you have GOT to stop trying to make the Thanksgiving Tree a thing. I mean, at this point, it’s just embarrassing.
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The Accidental Professor
When I was a little kid and we went to the beach, I always had this strange and terrifying and utterly disorienting moment where I’d think to myself this is our first day at the beach; we have four more days at the beach, and then this vacation is over. That sentence, I now realize,…
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A teacher’s education, Academia, Academic inquiries, accidental confessions, Another summer in a winter town, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, awesome, Bizarre associations and other odd tendencies, Chchchchanges, childhood ailments and other daily disasters, creative writing, disappearances, DUENDE, education, edumacation, Embarrassing stories, Emma is very lucky, Emma's Awkward Adolescence, Emma’s Adventures in Over-Analyzing, Emma’s attempts at normal life, Emma’s attempts at real life (failed or otherwise), Fear and how to face it, graduate school, gratuitous photos of whatnot, Happy accidents, learning, Losing courage and other freakouts, Movin’ on, My nerves are bad tonight. Yes bad., my students, odd comparisons and awkward metaphors, overthinking, pedagogy, Scenes from my childhood, So long, teaching, teaching writing, the heft of cathedral tunes, the three jobs, thought for the day, where are you going where have you been, writing community, writing teachers
Radio Free Gertrude
In which Emma writes about why it’s really hard for her to not bring up the formal wear store Frills and Fancies in every conversation, and also talks about her cats, duh.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, appearances, bad behavior in public places, BOOM., coffee, creepers, Cue the Golden Girls theme song, Doing, Embarrassing stories, Emma is very lucky, Emma’s Adventures in Over-Analyzing, Emma’s attempts at normal life, Emma’s attempts at real life (failed or otherwise), Emma’s theories on what makes for Very Good Poetry, Epic Cat Battles, Fear and how to face it, Free to Be You and Me, Frills and Fancies, Gertrude Stein (feline version), Going to eleven, gratuitous photos of whatnot, Language systems, Losing courage and other freakouts, mullings and ramblings, Mustachio’d Kitties, My meowing roommates, My nerves are bad tonight. Yes bad., NaPoMo, New Fangled Technology and Whatnot, overthinking, perfection is boring. period., Photography, poems, poetry, reading, readings, shameless cat photos, Statesboro, Stationary Objects and Collisions Therewith, summations, Thanks and thanks again, The Hunger Games, the poem factory, The Secret Life of Objects, thought for the day, What Emma is up to, Where You Can Find Me (Or At Least My Words), writing life, You gotta have friends
“And on the radio you hear ‘November Rain;’ that solo’s awful long, but it’s got a good refrain.”*
In which I announce the fact that I’m going to be on the radio tomorrow and talk about how awful the weather is today, which may or may not also happen tomorrow on the radio.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A festival of photos, A teacher’s education, Alice B. Toklas (feline version), announcements, appearances, awesome, bad behavior in public places, books, classroom, creative writing, creative writing pedagogy, disagreeable/agreeable, education, edumacation, Embarrassing stories, Emma is very lucky, Epic, EPIC WIN, eyebrows, GenPop Books, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Gertrude Stein (feline version), Going to eleven, gratuitous photos of whatnot, instagram, Interviews, kidney stones, learning, Live-Tweeting, Malificae, medical curiosities, META, multi-tasking, Mustachio’d Kitties, My meowing roommates, NaPoMo, NaPoWriMo, Online culture, pedagogy, Perspiration? Inspiration?, Photo for the day, Photography, poem challenge, poem for the day, poems, poetry, Poetry Exercises, poets, Probably quite a bit TMI, relationships, shameless cat photos, shameless self-promotion, Squee!, teaching, teaching writing, The grind, The latest medical anomaly, the poem factory, The Witch Trials, Twitter, What Emma is up to, wonders and apparitions, writing community, writing life, writing teachers
Things 20/20 Has Made Me Fear
In which Emma tries something different by offering an important list.
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