Monthly Archives: June 2013

Today I am happy

Very intentionally I do not get into politics much here at Two Pens as I mean this place to be more about writing (or writing-related things) than personal issues, and politics is a very personal issue. That being said, I … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy thinks automobiles are the most dangerous game of all…

God, California, will you just stop it? I mean, if you’re not throwing out death threats over doughnut holes, you’re chucking 30lbs. spears at passing motorists. Really, California? Really? GOOD MORNING!

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Movie Reviews: Man of Steel

I was born in 1980 and, like many people who were born at that time, I am tied to the icons and media of our childhood. For people like me, our childhood was movies like Ghostbusters and Better Off Dead, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: World War Z

There are two ways to watch the movie that comes out today titled World War Z. The first way is to view it as the movie adaptation of the book by the same title by Max Brooks. If you do … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy supports the Oxford comma

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Book Review: Wonders of the Invisible World by Patricia A. McKillip

It was half way through the book when I went to my Facebook feed and complained, “WHY DIDN’T YOU PEOPLE TELL ME ABOUT PATRICIA A. MCKILLIP!” and the response was “We thought you knew?” Apparently not. Rare is it that … Continue reading

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My Father

Last week I wrote about my grandmother and today I want to write about my father. Growing up my father was a bit of a mystery to me. He worked two jobs so he wasn’t home that much during the … Continue reading

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More Successful Than Orpheus

Growing up, aside from my immediate family and my best friend Tim, there were two people who were deeply important to me: my maternal grandfather John and my paternal grandmother Ann. There are many things I remember about her, despite … Continue reading

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Bonus Monday Morning Crazy Thinks The Devil’s In The Details

We all make mistakes. I know I certainly do. My grammar, oftentimes, is atrocious and my spelling occasionally needs help. I know this about myself and so I try to cut other people some slack, to a point, because we’re … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy does not think foie gras and doughnuts are two great tastes that taste great together

Ah, my hometown of San Jose is in the news again. You see, a number of years ago a doughnut shop named Psycho Donuts opened up. With a craziness/mental hospital theme, they offer a variety of, shall we say, unique … Continue reading

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