Tag Archives: Joey

On Falling, Getting Up, Finding the Neosporin, and Trying Again

I had a whole plan, at least for the next week. My bags were packed for the Pacific Northwest Writers Association conference in Seattle, WA. I had spent time researching the workshop presenters, the agents, and the publishers who would … Continue reading

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Don’t Bet Against Gravity (or) The Graduation Speech

To The Class of 2021… And All The Ones To Follow Dear Future Old People: I am honored to speak to you, at the request of absolutely nobody. The sight of your shiny blue faces, illuminated by your phone screens, … Continue reading

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Conferences for Introverts: Big Events for People Who Like People In Small Doses

Often, extroverts (and there are far more of them than introverts, which makes sense — who is more likely to get out and find people to mate with?) think introverts don’t like people, or don’t like to go out.  They … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Guide To Humans: Piddle & Doody

You might want to go relieve yourself before you start reading this dispatch. Of all the things I’ve observed about humans, the most perplexing is their attitude toward their own bodies and natural processes. Honest to Dog, it’s confounding. I’ll … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Guide To Humans: Sleep

As with so many things, humans have a strange relationship with their own bodies (just wait until I get to humans and elimination. Oh my dog, that’s a whole subject in itself).  They are so uncomfortable in their own skins … Continue reading

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