Posts tagged ‘bemidji’
Blog Post #1 for ENGL 4861
To be a writer you must be a reader.
I’ve lived in Bemidji, Minnesota my entire life.
I’ve been a passionate writer since first grade. My desire to tell stories, however, was apparent long before learning to spell.
Fiction is my favorite genre. I read to escape, explore, and learn: these are the same reasons I write.
My forever favorite book is The Giver by Lois Lowry.
I’ve read it once a year since 1997, and I discover new details and meaning every time.
I also love The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. His beautiful, powerful lessons are, in my opinion, often more meaningful than scriptures from The Bible.
His brilliance and witty, dry humor remind me of my father. 3 years before his death in 2007, Vonnegut wrote A Man Without a Country, which is my favorite of the many incredible pieces he’s published.
Weblogs & Wikis class was over in May, but I really enjoyed the time I spent putting together random and usually funny blog posts. I’m really hoping to get back to making regular posts here.
Don’t expect anything to make sense or you’re just wasting time. The main goal here is to make myself laugh – you wouldn’t understand, you had to be there.
I’d like to start by thanking my big sister. She brought me a pack of this classic Fruit Stripe gum, (zebra gum as we always called it) and it totally made my day!
Too bad they lose flavor so fast and I swallowed probably 9 pieces of gum yesterday…
On a sadder note, I’d like to take a moment of silence for the Bemidji mountain lion killed by a motorist…
May you rest in peace now Steve French, there are no cars in big kitty Heaven..just fields of kitty dope and buckets filled with turkey and garbage juice. ~amen~
Moment is over..