By Meghan Jenkins, paintings at top by Meghan Jenkins.
[Editor’s note: The two paintings atop this page and other paintings by Meghan have been shown in art galleries in the Los Angeles area.—Mark Aldrich]
* * * * You MUST have something to look forward to. Something that you’re excited to do or can’t wait to create for yourself or others.
If you, like me, have the type of brain that doesn’t seem to function “normally” … screw that, by the way. Do whatever you need to in order to drop expectations of “normal.” Let your brain be the explosive device that it is. Continue reading “‘Explode on the World’”→
My endorsements of all these things come straight from me. None of these brands have asked me—yet!—to write about their products, so everything I say here is something I say to my friends because I use or simply enjoy these products and brands. I have a good life partly because of what’s in the photos here, as well as some other products that I will be sharing with you in the future. Continue reading “My Favorite Things: Feb. 2021”→
By Panda STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION [Editor’s Note: Meghan’s friend Panda, whom viewers of their improv comedy show The The Ding Wrong Show (available on YouTube) met long ago and who introduced herself to readers of this website a while back, decided that for this month’s movie review, she would literally include you the reader in her film journey …
“What’s the reader’s name?”
“What’s that, Panda?”
“You said, ‘You, the reader,’ like it’s a person you know in person.”
“That was a turn-of-phrase, something writers use to make all of our readers feel like we are right there with them. This website has many readers.”
By Pizza Alien The Adventures of Pizza Alien, the brand-new book by Meghan Jenkins, is out now and is available through Lulu.com and the online book retailers Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The Adventures of Pizza Alien is available for $18. The cover of The Adventures of Pizza Alien, seen at left, is from a painting created by the book’s author, Meghan Jenkins. And now, this month’s column from Pizza Alien:
* * * * Hi Pizza Alien!
My name is Al and I live in Kentucky. I am married with three daughters. All of my girls are very beautiful, but they are, to put it bluntly, quite naïve. I am not sure how to navigate being a father to these three. Should I let them be the princesses that they are and spoil them like I do and hope that someone one day can make them happy? Or should I make them all get jobs? I’m nervous one of them will become a stripper just for the outfits though.
By Meghan Jenkins You are here to change the world in some amazing way!
* * * * A lot of people are stuck in situations that are unfair. Home life might be in complete shambles, maybe you are unlucky in love and/or finances, perhaps you have a sister you wish you got along with but don’t … death, disease, poverty are literally everywhere you look. I know that I have felt helpless and hopeless. I know that feeling well. Desperate, lonely, misunderstood and wondering “why am I here?” and “what is the point?” Continue reading “You Are a Powerhouse”→