Jennifer A. Chin (cswallow) wrote,
Jennifer A. Chin
cswallow

So what?

I need to learn how to use the word "So" a lot less. Currently I use it to start sentences (so,) to interrupt people (sooo...), for emphasis (SO) and to express my disdain (so?). There must be other words in the English language - exciting words, mind you - that I can substitute. Like "verily" or "forsooth". I don't know.. any ideas?

In other news, Pavoratti passed away yesterday. I never actually got to hear him sing, but I guess he was more for the generation before me than for mine. And I got to hear Renee Fleming once, so my life is basically complete opera-wise. And the sky is ridiculously hazy from that enormous fire burning over Henry Coe. It's a good thing the park is so big, and there's so few people who live over there.

My search for a non-profit to do some volunteer work for has already begun to materialize. The Peninsula Habitat folks want to at least look at some of my clips and get my resume. I haven't written stories in forever, but one of the pieces of advice I got at the APA FIVE conference was that I should find as many opportunities as possible to keep exercising my journalistic muscles, as it were. Here goes!
Tags: death, writing
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments