Life

It’s here!

My Ellen video is complete, my friends! LOOK!

Isn’t it so great?! I’m crazy-excited about it!

Now I need your help to make this dream come true! Share it with your friends, your family, strangers on the street–anyone and everyone! If you’re posting on social media, please use the #2ndDanceWithEllen hashtag!

Big things–wow things–are happening! I have such an amazing feeling! Go forth and spread the love, peeps! Have I used enough exclamation marks yet? I’m not sure! Here’s a few more!!! 😀

 

Entertainment

It’s coming….

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Some of you already know I’m working on an extra-special video project right now for an exceptionally awesome lady. It will be ready for your viewing pleasure next week. Same bat-time, same bat-channel. The name of this exceptionally awesome lady? Ellen DeGeneres.

Yes, THE Ellen DeGeneres. Wondering how I “know” Ellen? Let me tell you about it!

Btw, I pulled this story from a blog I posted on LiveJournal in 2008. Recycling is a beautiful thing.

Life

December: it’s only a day away!

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Tomorrow is December.

I’ll let that sink in for a minute.

Some of you might be dreading the arrival of the final month in our calendar year, but I’m so darn relieved. Sure, I have tons to do before the holidays–presents to buy, assignments to mark, books to write–but it will get done. I just want this year to be over. In fact, I’ve written a poem about it. Ready? Here goes!

Entertainment

I can hear the ‘La, la, la’s’ already!

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They’re baaaaaaa-aaaaaaack!

Can I get an Amen? Hallelujah! Praise be to Him and all the little lambs that frolic the earth with their frankincense and myrrh…You get the picture. I have been waiting nearly ten years for this revival to happen. And I, unlike a lot of people, never lost hope that it would. I knew it deep down in my gut. I’m so lucky because I get to celebrate the return of Gilmore Girls with one of my best gal-pals in the world, Michelle Kelly! She’s flying in from London (Ontario, not jolly old England) on Friday, and we shall commence the festivities as soon as I finish teaching. Oh, the visions I have for our junk food spread. I’ve gained ten pounds just thinking about it. The very moment we cross the threshold into my bachelorette pad, the PJs will go on, the Gilmorian feast will be placed upon my queen-size bed, and we will kick back and binge on delicious food and even more delicious new episodes of our beloved Gilmore Girls!

Writing

I’m a novel novelist!

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I started creative writing about fourteen years ago, inspired by a certain TV show called Gilmore Girls. You might have heard of it. 😉 I wrote GG fanfiction for years and probably would have stuck to doing just that if it hadn’t been for my mom, who constantly encouraged me to step out of my comfort zone, and my amazing friend, Margaret Ethridge (a.k.a. Maggie Wells, a.k.a. Team Awesome co-captain and World’s Best Critique Partner). Mags took a giant leap into the unknown, and with hard work and a ton of perseverance, she became published. I watched in awe from the sidelines, wondering if I had what it took to take the same leap of faith.