Here we are now, entertain us.

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The line does hold some sig­nif­i­cance for me. It sug­gests a more press­ing demand: “You say this is the most fab­u­lous din­ner par­ty in town, so here we are now, enter­tain us, show us what you’ve got, what all the fuss is about, the hoopla, the brag­ging and hype, the rea­son we had to leave every­thing else and come here.”

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Playground Love

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For the last three years of high­school, I was in love with a girl. I thought about her all the time, but I was woe­ful­ly shy and could­n’t bring myself to tell her. So I wrote her an anony­mous poem instead.

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What’s in a Brand Name?

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To design a brand, a lot of thought must go into its name. A rose by any oth­er name may smell as sweet, but I doubt many would want to smell it in the first place if it were named, say, “crap­bud.”

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