Discovering Hyperbole and a Half
A cartoon essay blog which contains delightful nuggets like “My collective frustrations burst forth from my tiny body like bees from a nest that had just been pelted with a rock.” You might recognize her work from this:
His best known is “Show, Don’t Tell” or (something like that.) Utterly paralyzing writing advice that ultimately upped my writing game a 1 to a 1.2 (on a scale of 10).
I know, I know. A little late to the game. But it’s amazing, and I sent this video to my Broadway-phobic husband, and even he was impressed. If only NPR raffled off Hamilton tickets instead of iPads, I might even have a shot at going. One day…
The Lantern Fest
Did you love Tangled? Are you a fan of delightful magical floating lanterns? Lantern Fest is a company organizes the launch of hundreds of floating lights into the evening sky.
It’s a little pricy ($25-50, depending on how early you buy tickets), but it’s necessary because there’s a lot of cleanup afterwards and they make the lanterns as eco-friendly as possible. Available in about 20 cities, including Dallas (woo-hoo!).