fan fiction writing at mighty writers

Here is your workshop leader, five minutes before class starts, having a serious bout of imposter syndrome. I have been under the impression that I had just started liking MY kids more the closer they got to puberty. Turns out, I think I love this age group. We had a diverse group of 10-13-year olds…

marvel: SPRING BREAK EDITION

it was pretty amazing. i caught the fever. this really kinda killed me: naturally, a favorite… thanks to chris and bruce for making the first day of spring break a big colorful fun one! not all heroes wear capes but i think most of them wear antiperspirant.

asperger’s are us/murder in the house

Another Friday night of echoing isolation — packed like sardines in Keren’s car, with our friend Mike too on the way back — to see our friends Asperger’s Are Us perform at PhilaMOCA. C and B can NOT use this event for their special PhilaMOCA-themed memoir “ And We Were The Only Kids There”, because…

various (incomplete)

I know this kid who suddenly had a passionate desire to see the water bill be lower than it’s ever been. We talked to our neighbors and ours is, and has for years, been ridiculous compared to the friends around us. Béla’s very vested in this and he suggested that the fact that the third…

the sketchbook project

Look what Claudia and Béla got for Christmas (in addition to months’ worth of books, a week of summer camp at “The Business of Doing Good”, requisite toys and candy cigarettes, fidgets and other treats): The Brooklyn Art Library’s Sketchbook Project registry date has come and gone, but the kids got sketchbooks, registered — and…

comic book drawing club

Some homeschooled girls we know started a comic-drawing club that meets once a week at Amalgam Comics. We often go far too long WITHOUT getting to Amalgam, so this is a great opportunity to get up and out of the house on Tuesday mornings — and has been great for the kids. Béla is working…