Never, ever again.
Never, ever again. In this post: I ask my peeps from the blogosphere for help to resolve a personal dilemma. I am considering never blogging again. So what? Who cares? Blogging feels like screaming in a dark and empty cavern many times except that you are not sure if the cavern is really empty because…Read More
Don’t lose that idea.
Don’t lose that idea. In this post: Introspection that introduces the way I think about the place where ideas come from and what that has to do with Christmas trees. I guess a lot of people have forgotten the holidays but, as I first thought about this content while I was on vacation, I will…Read More
Typewriters, short nails, and painful fingers are never good enough for teacher
Typewriters, short nails, and painful fingers are never good enough for teacher In this post: On this Friday afternoon when nothing special is happening, the sound of the keyboard as I searched for a story brought back memories of learning to type for the first time. Today is Friday, nothing special about that. It’s a…Read More
Random Thoughts and the Amazing Superpowers of Tarsiers
Random Thoughts and the Amazing Superpowers of Tarsiers In this post: Reasons for writing non-political, shallow thoughts about random mayors, and some revelations (?) about economics and the incredible super powers of tarsiers. Because politics can be exhausting but tarsiers are simply awesome! Many times, especially when things are stressful, I want to write just…Read More
Peripheral Vision: A Short Journey in Poetic Prose
Peripheral Vision: A Short Journey in Poetic Prose In this post: Distractions, outrage, and cut flowers. Sometimes I write poetic prose. The thing with this type of writing is that it can mean a lot or nothing; it can be beautiful or just a weird string of words put together haphazardly. Meaning and beauty are created…Read More
Introducing Mustrum Augustin Picamore
Introducing Mustrum Augustin Picamore In this post: Before there was roxannalopez.com, there was this little known, little visited, and not at all successful blog rantinella.com which was not more than an expensive hobby that didn’t even pay for itself. I have since pulled the plug on it but memories remain and, except for the utter…Read More
Celebrating five ten
Celebrating Five Ten In this post: Another oldie but goodie from my former blog. RantInElla.com celebrates five and ten! Five months, ten posts of short essays containing stuff that nobody cares about! And we are proud of it. To mark this occasion, RantInElla.com’s Executive Director, Stick Person, and our Creative Team Lead, The-Voices-in-Your-Head discuss the…Read More
Life and sticky things that will gross you out
Life and sticky things that will gross you out In this post: This post was originally published in 2017 and originally titled “Writing and the kitchen sink” and let’s just say that I have learned a lot since then—about titles and about stuff that lives in the sink. Last year I bought this thin, funny…Read More