Broken Bones, Murdered Fish, and Mom’s Stellar Painting Suggestions

Broken Bones, Murdered Fish, and Mom’s Stellar Painting Suggestions

Lately, I've been feeling the insatiable urge to paint a masterpiece. Which is great, if you know what to do it of. Which I didn't. As usual. So I did what any self-respecting teenager would do---I turned to my mother for help. WHY, I don't know, since she never suggests anything decent (AKA anything I [...]

How to be a Dysfunctional Game Player: A Baran Tutorial on Poking Fun at Things

One night last week, we lost power during a storm. ... Nope, Anna would classify that as a boring start. I'll try again. During a single period between sunset and sunrise, those of my kindred blood and I lost all electric capabilities during a vociferation of nature. Yeah. I think I'm gonna go with, "It [...]

Poison-Ivy Photography

Spring has sprung, and all those who witness it are eternally grateful. Except polar bears. But I digress. Anyway, yesterday was such a nice day that I made the fatal mistake of exercising my rusty ---*cough cough* nonexistent---outdoors-man skills. This generally entails stepping one toe outside the door, swatting at the bugs, and hopping back [...]