Author Archives: nikirush

About nikirush

I'm still trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up.

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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SAMB: Who Let the Words Out

Image credit: “safe” – © 2007 Paul Keller – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic They say, if you write, then you are a writer. I would add if you think about writing, wish you could write, wonder if you … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s 20 Quotes on Writing

Most of the quotes were taken from this book. 1. “Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.” 2. “Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting…

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I am not the exception

I like to think I am the exception, particularly to things that I do not like, but rarely is that true. It seems almost too obvious to say that often times  the more I dig my heels in that I … Continue reading

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SAMB: The Whole Truth

9 weeks ago I had a baby. My baby hates his baby car seat carrier contraption, which means he also hates his stroller since is merely a frame on wheels that holds said car seat. This picture captures a miraculous … Continue reading

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SAMB: The Short Version

I am one of those people who had a baby at home because I didn’t make it to the hospital in time. Never thought I’d be one of those people. I didn’t understand how it happened. How do you NOT … Continue reading

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SAMB: 40 weeks

Made it. Now sweet, darling, precious child of mine, you have to get out. You have been put on notice. We can do this the hard way or the harder way. You have 7 days to comply.

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