Warning:  This blog is not a toy. To avoid danger of intellectual expansion, keep this blog away from babies and children and the kind of adults who whine, “Stop it! This is hard!” when their political campaign tactics are critiqued by their own allies.  Do not use this blog in cribs, beds, carriages, play pens, or near the electronic devices of those who believe shrieking on talk radio programs provides a fair and balanced contribution to civic discourse.

I am your friendly neighborhood Humanist/Bright/Freethinker.  I cherish imagination and absurdity, reality and rationality and skepticism, I smite applying magical and supernatural thinking in any realm other than fiction, and I think blasphemy is a victimless crime.  Although I write professionally for both children and adults, this blog is for the grups.  Vulgarities across a wide spectrum of grammatical categories will occasionally transfer from my mind to my keyboard, always in good humor (mine, if not yours). Read this blog for entertainment, and at your own f***ing risk.


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Beth O'Mahony
    Jun 21, 2013 @ 06:55:26

    Oh, no!! It’s Friday morning and I got up and made my coffee and sat down at my computer and there’s no new blog post!!! I miss it . . . it’s definitely become part of my Friday morning ritual. Hope everything is okay in your world, Robyn!


    • Robyn Parnell
      Jun 21, 2013 @ 07:13:48

      Oh, you sweetie! Never fear, I am here…but the blog today will be teeny…and late.


  2. Kevin Hearle
    Nov 26, 2014 @ 17:21:50

    A friend just guided me to your blog, and I discovered that you read Diane Keaton’s memoirs for the Santa Ana references. I hope then that I am not out of line in suggesting that you would probably appreciate my first book _Each Thing We Know Is Changed Because We Know It, and Other Poems_ (Ahsahta Press of Boise State University, 1994). Greenleaf Street is named for my mother’s family (especially for my great-great-grandfather Eli who was the town’s first doctor). Although I never attended either Willard of SAHS, both my parents graduated from those schools. The poems in that book very much reflect Santa Ana through the years.


    • Robyn Parnell
      Nov 27, 2014 @ 09:17:58

      I admire both your chutzpah and the book’s title! What can I say; you had me at the Santa Ana references. I ordered a copy of the book from Ahsahta Press. Thanks, Kevin, and Happy Thanksgiving!


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