Weird Wednesday: More Miniscules + Creatures.

Continuing the evolution of my “artistic” side. Some ideas are poignant, others come from everyday situations, the last one was inspired by all the sports repeats in 2020. You can see that I haven’t figured out where to put the web link: I started a “Miniscules: Origins” movie. I got as far as a trailerContinue reading “Weird Wednesday: More Miniscules + Creatures.”

Music Monday: What Music Means…to Me

I don’t know if I have ever heard anyone say the phrase: “I don’t like music.” You are more than likely to hear someone say, “That Ferrari belongs to the mime.“ I usually have music playing. Sometimes, when if I hear a new song, I can picture myself in a past experience. It is asContinue reading “Music Monday: What Music Means…to Me”

Funny Friday: Lost in Translation

“Do or do not. There is no try.” Well said, Yoda. But how does that nugget of wisdom come across in different languages, I wondered. So I ran it through the translator into a different language and then took that translation and converted it back to English. “Do or do not. There is no try.”Continue reading “Funny Friday: Lost in Translation”

More on Reviews: I Didn’t Like Your Book This Much, She Said.

What did you call me? Ohh, More – on. Most book rating sites will include a rubric-or classification scale-to tell the reader how to rate a book. These rubrics can vary from site to site: I didn’t like it Bad Really, not good 1 Star Blaah It was OK Disappointing Not so good 2 StarContinue reading “More on Reviews: I Didn’t Like Your Book This Much, She Said.”

Leon Stevens, Author Interviews Leon Stevens, Reader (Part I & Part II)

A series of interviews that I did with myself. Enjoy! Leon Stevens · Leon Stevens, the author, interviews Leon Stevens the reader. Today we sit down with Leon Stevens, the reader. We haven’t chatted for a while, how have you been?    -I’m doing well, thanks for asking! Tea?    -Oh, yes please. Say when.Continue reading “Leon Stevens, Author Interviews Leon Stevens, Reader (Part I & Part II)”

Reading: Paper or eBook

I grew up with paper books. And encyclopedias. Remember those? Maybe you do and maybe you don’t. I remember reading (well mostly looking) through each volume in fascination. What an amazing world it was out there, and don’t get me started on those Time Life books, Mammals, Planets, Volcanoes, Insects…sooo cool. Needed to write aContinue reading “Reading: Paper or eBook”

A Poem: Wishful Thinking

Just a quick thought this morning: Two days inAnd everything seems status quoFingers crossed and hopeful thoughtsOnly 363 days left to go -Leon Leon Stevens is a composer, artist, and author of two books (so far): Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures and The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other ShortContinue reading “A Poem: Wishful Thinking”

Read the Movie or Watch the Book

From inner dialogue to background information, many elements are going to be missed as a book is transformed into a movie. It is a challenging art form to do justice to a piece of literature. It is exciting to know that your favorite book is going to come to life on the movie screen (IContinue reading “Read the Movie or Watch the Book”

I Am Not Going to Write a List

Why not, you ask? I’ll tell you why. Everyone does them this time of year They are—Aww, see what you made me do? Let’s start again, shall we? It is almost the end of the year, so it’s time for the dreaded: Year in review Highlights Lowlights In Memoriam Bloopers Resolutions Top Tens Etc —DarnContinue reading “I Am Not Going to Write a List”

Weird Wednesday: More Miniscules

Sometimes humor can make you laugh out loud, chuckle, snicker, giggle, smile, smirk, purse your lips, furrow your brow, or shake your head. As I have written before, humor is subjective (read my previous post here: Humor/Humour) and it is so diverse from the silly to the “I can’t believe you said that” to theContinue reading “Weird Wednesday: More Miniscules”