This is … My Rewrite of Emma Lazarus’s Poem

I regret that it’s time for this again. Some of you may have heard a song I wrote for the Möbius Street album entitled “Mother of Exiles.” This phrase—Mother of Exiles—was immortalized on a tablet...

This is … A Marching Band Mom’s Squee

Watching the London New Year’s Day Parade was like playing a Marching Band Mom version of Where’s Waldo? That’s my ‘Waldo’ (daughter Amanda) in the foreground of the photo to the left, marching tenor sax...

THIS IS … me being all authorial.

This is … me (Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff) being so very authorial at the Book View Cafe table at BayCon 2017 with a stack of the newly and completely rereleased Mer Cycle Trilogy in front of...

THIS IS … the way to spell a word …

Specifically, it is the way to spell a chronically misused word. A word that means beliefs, principles, doctrines or creeds. Let me repeat. Is the word you use when you are talking about what someone believes....

This is … Something I Stumbled Upon

… in my reading. I opened up the copy of the Federalist Papers I keep in iBooks, and saw that I’d highlighted a passage some time ago. I read it to see if it still...

This is … Hogwarts (Or Not)

This is … Hogwarts West. Or at least it should be, don’t you think? It’s actually a student hall at the University of Pennsylvania at Pittsburgh which Jeff and I visited when we were Guests...

This is … Something I Saw the Other Day

 This is … a gathering of Macaws are apparently chatting while their custodian is having lunch at a local Boulanger. They are not tethered in any way, nor was their guardian anywhere in sight. He (or...

“This is…” a Photo Journal

I was poring over my cache of photos and images this morning and decided that I’d like to share them with y’all (in my opinion, the single most useful word concatenation in the universe) in...