Tag Archives: Artsy and Poetic

Never Eat the Set Dressing

I learned some valuable lessons when I worked in the film industry. One afternoon I was working on a set dressing crew as their artist. I would age stuff, make stuff looked used or create objects that looked real, but … Continue reading

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the key, the muse, and everything else

This morning in my garden I turned on the soaker hoses and pulled weeds under the light mist they give off. It’s a nice place to ruminate about things I store up for later. Pulling weeds from the earth also … Continue reading

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New here in 2015!! Stay tuned!

I have decided to do something a little different with my writing this year. In addition to posting on an irregular basis, Hahahahahaha!!!, I will be posting an article each week talking about something everyone might do to improve their … Continue reading

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I will never be silent again

I will never stop sharing. Not ever. No one will silence my thoughts. No one will stifle my humor. I will not bend to someone’s whims or perception of how they think I should behave. It’s nonsense for anyone to be … Continue reading

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Zot Artz, ARTS FOR ALL

When I clicked on the video Dwayne Szot sent me, I had no idea that a profound transformation was about to happen. After a brief introduction by the video producer, my world opened to the tinkling sounds of children laughing, … Continue reading

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To lurk, or not to lurk

by Madeline Laughs I’m not much of a lurker. I guess if I have an opinion about a subject I tend to take it up with the person doing the talking. It just so happens that I have an opinion … Continue reading

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bridle me

Some people are like a beautiful kite, that’s bridled wrong. They will never effortlessly glide or catch the warm thermals and rise to the heavens. They can only get off the ground a few feet and then spin around in … Continue reading

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Stage Management Handbook – when friends work together

My friend is uber-talented. Recently she and I ran a performance stage for a local event. She was gracious and awarded me the title of Assistant Stage Manager, even though I ended up being mostly eye candy, in my own … Continue reading

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Madeline Laughs, an unDisciplined Writer

by Madeline Laughs I would love nothing more to do all day long, except write. Many of my close personal friends that read my writing these days tell me that I have a very twisted mind. I admit that this … Continue reading

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Quote from Anais Nin opens my eyes

by Madeline Laughs My friend Jenny shared an Anais Nin quote with me that struck home after spending an enormous waste of my time trying to process a situation I never asked for. I told her that with all things … Continue reading

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