Jenn Murphy

22 May 19
Natalie's Little Corner of the World

About four months ago, I wrote a post called 15 Books That I Want to Read in 2019. I came across it this morning, and thought that it might be a good idea to share an update just how I was doing. As you can see below, I’ve read 6 out of the 15 books […]

20 May 19
Things I'm Obsessed With

While a large swath of the population enjoyed (or, based on the reaction pieces coming out today, despised) the series finale of “Game of Thrones,” another power struggle was taking place on ABC. Yes, the “American Idol” season finale was also last night, serving as “GOT” counter-programing for those of us who don’t want to […]

20 May 19
Morgane Oger

This is a message to the social conservative fringe of Canada. We all have the same rights, the same hopes, and the same fears. We are, in facts so much alike.

20 May 19
meandering again

This is not the birthday weekend I had planned for myself. Alex and I have become creatures of (moderate) habit: on Friday nights, I generally go to his apartment in Cow Hollow directly from work. Sometimes Caitlin cruises by the store just before closing (6pm on Fridays) and we go have a drink for an […]

17 May 19
Books, Books, and More Books

After I read a good book, I have a hard time coping with reality -unknown Everything, Everything- Nicola Yoon 70% The Sun is Also a Star- Nicola Yoon 75% The Thing About Jellyfish- Ali Benjamin 95% Saints and Misfits- S. K. Ali 67% I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter- Erika l. Sánchez 50% If […]

15 May 19
meandering again

I just read and re-read my last post, the one I’d been bottling up for the better part of the past six months while I dared myself to write it. Now it’s there so… hello, world. I’m 34 years old today, divorced and living in a studio in someone’s backyard in North Berkeley. Four years […]

13 May 19
front mezz junkies

2019 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Announced The Outer Critics Circle Awards have been announced this morning and Hadestown rises up from Hell to be this year’s big winner, taking home 6 awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding New Score, and André De Shields and Amber Gray for Outstanding Featured Actors! The Ferryman scores Outstanding New Broadway […]

07 May 19
Traverse City Runner

Interlochen Arts Academy is fortunate to have a “professional race” director on the staff. David Tanis, directed the first annual 5K, May 4. Dave masquerades as Interlochen Arts Academy Director of Recreation and Wellness, but today, he was a race director. Prior to the Interlochen Run for the Arts 5K, Dave created and directed the […]

06 May 19
Things I'm Obsessed With

The notion of a pop culture “guilty pleasure,” born out of light-hearted celebrity interviews and those Q&As that everyone used to pass around on Facebook, has become an intrinsic part of the pop culture-consumer landscape. The idea is that there’s something in pop culture that each of us secretly loves, even though we know it’s […]

04 May 19
Stanwood & Camano Living

  I am pleased to present you with yet another issue of my Referral Directory and Local Business Directory! This month I added many new referrals, thanks to our amazingly generous community for taking time out of your busy day to share! 🙂 Please remember, the Referral Directory is now listed below in an excel […]

04 May 19
'90s Flashback

Summary: A scientist named Dr. Sanjay shows up for work at a place called Nugenics looking a little worse for wear. He hears a high-pitched sound that no one else in the building seems to hear. In a meeting, his team learns that the Founder isn’t pleased with their work. As his colleagues argue about […]

04 May 19
Morgane Oger

No matter who they are or what they believe, people who incite discrimination on prohibited grounds are inciting others to break the law. This be stopped from doing it in a rented space.