My son is almost four, and as he gets older and into more activities, I’ve begun to think more about my own childhood. Not surprising I suppose (we all tend to make everything about ourselves), but I’m noticing one major difference in his world vs. my past world that’s starting to concern me: The lack … Continue reading Where Are All The Kids?
The first time Tara Lynn came to Thursday Central, she was writing an article entitled "Travel Will Not Transform You." Within a few minutes Tara did something that is too rare at our Thursday group: She said, "Read this and tell me what you think." (See, we're often so busy catching up, we forget to … Continue reading Sometimes We Write
Meet Tara Quelhorst, who despite having seven jobs, still manages to be a regular at Thursday Central. Seven jobs? Yes. She hawks Canon cameras on HSN, she's a teacher, she does something for a real estate office that no one understands, she is a TV commercial actress, she's social media manager for Keep St. Pete … Continue reading Thursday Central spotlight: Grab the tissues
If you see freelancer Cathy Salustri, who frequently haunts Thursday Central, and she looks a little taller, it's because her recent review of Tampa's Jobsite Theatre's production of 'Meteor Shower' in Creative Loafing was retweeted by Steve Martin. You read that right. THEEE Steve Martin. So it wasn't a completely random endorsement. The wild and crazy … Continue reading Almost Famous
A blog belonging to a group of writers should start off with amazing prose. These should be words that amaze - that make you think - that make you weep. It might even be free of typos, but probably not. This blog has to start somewhere, so here goes: "Thursday Central" is the completely leaderless, … Continue reading Welcome to ‘Thursday Central’