“A Small Book of Whimsy” Excerpt

I wrote a book. Its on sale at Amazon, but I want to remove it because its not formatted well, my cover art was done all wrong, and basically I dislike everything I write once I spend a moment to consider how badly it's written. This is the Prologue... that I forgot to place in … Continue reading “A Small Book of Whimsy” Excerpt

Musical Love from #HoloEN Debuts and AMAZEMENT

I had to watch all five V-tuber debuts in the last couple of days. I think I owed it to English speakers everywhere. No, haha, I was just curious, and soon I was enthralled by two performances in particular: the rap piece by Mori Calliope, and the smooth city pop of Gawr Gura. I don't … Continue reading Musical Love from #HoloEN Debuts and AMAZEMENT

What Should I Write About Next?

And so the writer laid down her pen, quizzically wondering if it's "lay" or "laid." And what about "lying?" Yes, I do that sometimes. I've sunk to mom jokes. "I said laugh, or I'll cover the other eye" Anyways, guys, how's it going? I've been writing on this blog for a little bit of time … Continue reading What Should I Write About Next?

Down the Hololive Rabbit Hole – OkaKoro and such…

And so, one day a woman watched a video. She laughed. She almost cried. She wondered why. Why am I watching this?!?!?! I've lost my mind. What the hell is wrong with me?!?!?! https://youtu.be/xDDGuUOhE0Q I actually prefer Okayu's version more than the original by Back Number. She actually sings this song beautifully. These are little … Continue reading Down the Hololive Rabbit Hole – OkaKoro and such…

Learning Japanese – V-Tuber Style

I don't know Japanese.  My son has a basic ability to understand and read Japanese; in fact, he's been getting really good.  And, he told me why.... He started telling me about V-Tubers and I wasn't sure I'd want to watch anything they produced.  It seemed silly.  Animated people?  What is this, Gorillaz?  (Yes, I … Continue reading Learning Japanese – V-Tuber Style