July 2022

We finished Season 4 of Stranger Things and Season 3 of the Umbrella Academy. Kid #2 went skydiving again, this time with another friend. July 4th was super uneventful - no fireworks this year. Both boys were out with friends, so we stayed home and Ali hid in the closet. At work, we found out … Continue reading July 2022

Cool job alert: subtitle writer

I never knew I wanted to be a closed caption writer until now. I'm didn't even know this job existed. I saw a post about the Stranger Things writers, and how they conveyed through writing the experience and sounds of the show. And being a fan of the show (a weird plot set in the … Continue reading Cool job alert: subtitle writer

When did every moment become “a thing”?

When did every moment become "a thing"? And why does it have to be so over the top? I blame social platforms - because how would you fuel FOMO if you didn't have an insta-worthy photos? But it goes back farther than that. It used to be called "keeping up with the Joneses." I first … Continue reading When did every moment become “a thing”?