A Couple of Quick Cool New Things

I just discovered this today: https://www.vizify.com/jackie-lea-shelley I thought it was pretty cool. Also, a reminder to myself to get back into using Twylah: http://www.twylah.com/jackinessity And finally, my friend Jordan works at a ROCKIN’ SF startup called NewHive, which is fantastic: http://newhive.com/jackiness/profile/ I’d say more, but I’m just at the discovery stage for all three, myself.… Continue reading A Couple of Quick Cool New Things

@jackinessity ‘s Bucket List 2013

Rusty Bucket © Jim Gensheer (Watercolor)   Bucket List: 1) Learn to ride the unicycle 2) Own a pet monkey So You Think You Want a Monkey Edit: Apparently pet monkeys are inadvisable: a bit of brief research proved that I should stick to zoo visits, and own a cat, instead 🙂 Another childhood dream bites… Continue reading @jackinessity ‘s Bucket List 2013

How to Change a Life: The Story of a Friendship

In Which @jackinessity Reads an Essay How to even begin to tell this story? I will start it back in time: March 9, 2011. It was an ordinary day. I was in my cubicle, at work, in Santa Clara, CA. I was still employed at the time as a Customer Service Representative for a Semiconductor… Continue reading How to Change a Life: The Story of a Friendship

A Few Things I Made Lately

Here are some art projects I’ve been working on this past week after my return from Misfit, Fargo: This is a copy of an experimental “twitter essay” that I published from the Greyhound bus on my return trip from Fargo, ND.   This is a piece of art called #dontarguewithartists, about the mythical Unicorn that… Continue reading A Few Things I Made Lately

Medium.com Cross-Post: Today, I Found The Lost Cookie of Childhood

As originally posted today on Medium.com. Cookie Monster knew what was up. I heard somewhere that he has had to learn the art of loving his fruits and vegetables, these days, much like the rest of us. But, back when I was a little one, I remember that he never failed to joyfully appreciate the value… Continue reading Medium.com Cross-Post: Today, I Found The Lost Cookie of Childhood

Medium.com Cross-Post: I Confess: I’m Madly in Love With Myself

As originally posted today on Medium.com.   Narcissus gets a bad rap in mythology, which is ridiculously unfair. He was cursed by the gods. He lost his life, even. You know, I really feel bad for the guy, even if he was kind of a jerk. Narcissus made the fatal mistake of rejecting a suitor. Her… Continue reading Medium.com Cross-Post: I Confess: I’m Madly in Love With Myself

Buggy

This is a guest post by Kelly Marie Pettit. I saw it posted to Facebook today, and thought it was so lovely that I asked for permission to cross-post it, here. Thank you to Kelly for allowing me to share it! Spokane, WA, circa 1978 I was living with my mom, stepfather, and variety pack… Continue reading Buggy