The Jet Set

I’ve been MIA for the last few weeks on this blog (and my dieting blog, Memoirs of a Yo Yo Dieter), but it’s for a good reason: I’ve been hired on as a producer for the TV show, The Jet Set! It feels so good to be producing again! And I’m thrilled to work with…

#2 of 642: The Worst Thanksgiving Dish You Ever Had

OK, I’m just two in with these writing prompts and I’m already stumped. This is the strangest topic I’ve ever been asked to write about. The worst Thanksgiving dish I’ve ever had? Really? Hmmmm. Is this intended to be non-fiction? If so, I’ve got nothing for you. No burnt turkeys, lumpy gravy, or Jell-O casserole…

#1 of 642: What Can Happen in a Second

I received a copy of 642 Things to Write About for Christmas this year, and I’ve decided I am going to attempt to complete no less than three prompts per week, with the hope of completing the entire book before December 31st, 2016. Since I’m already twelve days into the new year, I decided I…

642 Things to Write About

As many of you likely noticed, I haven’t been writing as much as I used to. I wish I could blame this sudden lapse on my busy work schedule or my full school schedule, but in all honesty I’ve just been lazy, unmotivated, and lacking inspiration. Last year, I was balancing two full time jobs…

Dido vs. Aeneas: Who’s The Most Pious One of All?

Another sampling of my academic writing! ___________________________________ Dido vs. Aeneas: Who’s The Most Pious One of All?             One of the most common themes cited in Virgil’s The Aeneid is piety, specifically piety in terms of dutiful obedience to the gods’ will. Many scholars would argue that Aeneas’ greatest character trait is his duty, cited…