I’ve mentioned in passing here before that I’m an artist. I have a fine arts background, which I abandoned for a while when I was younger, in pursuit of the elusive writing muse. That push and pull between my two artistic endeavors has been a constant throughout much of my life. I’ve had a few … Continue reading Portraits of an Artist
Where did October go?? Time always flies when you’re having fun, and no month is more fun than October. Today on Halloween, for my twelfth (!) and final post of the month, I’m going to give my brain and keyboard a rest and just drop a slew of spooktacular images below for you to enjoy. … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Last October I wrote about why I love What Lies Beneath (2000), a film that’s long been an annual Halloween season watch for me. It’s beyond perfect for this time of year, especially with its autumn-in-New-England setting. Offering an exquisite lead turn by Michelle Pfeiffer, as a woman on edge trying to unravel a mystery … Continue reading The Soothing Autumnal Chill of What Lies Beneath
Me: “I’m so over Marvel movies.“ *trailer drops for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumnania* Michelle Pfeiffer: “Oh, yeah?” Me: “How soon can I buy tickets?” Marvel movies lost me quite a while ago. They have intermittent moments of entertainment, but overall I’be found them mostly forgettable since Avengers: Endgame (2019). Then this new trailer happened … Continue reading Marvelous Michelle
It’s two and a half years since I launched The Starfire Lounge and for all of that time the extravagantly serifed Cherry Wash has served as the title font. Just like everything else in the basic site design, I didn’t put much thought into the font, just picking one of the first I saw from … Continue reading Houston, We Have a New Font