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Dirty little secret

I’m taking a class in children’s book publishing this semester at NYU. We’ve read picture books, middle grade, young adult, you name it.

I took the class the learn about the editing side of the biz…but the more I learn about children’s fiction and non-fiction, the more I’d like to take a stab at writing it.

The interesting twist is that, even though the books are for kids, the parents are the ones who buy and read them.  So that’s why books like these are bestsellers.

fuck to sleep

fucking eat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hey — maybe I can do this.

Remember

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Thank you for your patriotism, your service and your willingness to sacrifice for all us.

Who’s the kid?

So, I’m watching the ATP World Tour Finals on Tennis Channel whenever time zones and my time allows.

And they’re doing those creepy child escorts again for the players as they enter the indoor stadium.

atp tour child escortsI know this is a cultural difference, so I am trying not to judge.

But I think the players look uncomfortable — the kids look uncomfortable, too.

(This child looks a bit like a tween Chucky doll, which is also a bit unnerving.)

Once the players reach their chairs courtside, what are they supposed to do?

Hug the child? Pat them on the head? Ignore them and go about their prep?

All choices look creepy…from my point of view.

From a ladder

It hurts to raise my arms.

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I painted my bathroom today, then recaulked my tub.

Even typing hurts.

Home improvement begats very short blogs.

Servin’ up a selfie

This pic from the ATP World Tour Finals in London is proof positive –

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Everyone should suit up for their selfies.

Hot!

By the book

Remember the relationship manual Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus?

Yeah, I didn’t read it either.

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But I did read today that Venus is 24 million miles from Earth, the closest planet in our solar system.

In comparison, Mars is 34 million miles away.

Based on this fact alone,  I surmise that women are infinitely more knowable.

So, there.

There’s still time

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You can, too.

Polls are open in New York State until 9 p.m.  Be heard!

(Then wear the sticker and be seen.)