STORIES ABOUT MY ASS

field notes from filmmaker, glamper, and miniature donkey owner brandon dickerson

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WHAT HAPPENED TO MY ASS?

It’s always most fun if I’m in a crowded, family friendly place—like the popcorn line at a Pixar movie—when someone asks me, “What happened to your Ass Blog?” If I’m thinking clearly, I respond with a clear, “I turned it into a movie,” but most… Read more »

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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

I was just spit on by Shirley.* At Green Acres, our miniature donkeys, Donkey and Yoti, now have some alpaca friends named Laverne and Shirley, and I continue to get worked over by our new farm friends on my city-slicker-now-living-tiny-on-land journey. (*By “spit,” I mean a surprisingly large, warm, and… Read more »

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trying too hard

I want to believe that hard work always = desired results. If I do my best, I can achieve anything. But I’m discovering that, for me, there is a marked difference between trying hard and doing my best, smartest, and most thoughtful work. Maybe you are rocking it by busting… Read more »

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pity party

“To be engrossed by something outside ourselves is a powerful antidote for the rational mind, the mind that so frequently has its head up its own ass--seeing things in such a narrow and darkly narcissistic way that it presents a colo-rectal theology, offering hope to no one.” - Anne Lamott,… Read more »

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"SPOILER ALERT"

I hate spoilers more than anyone I know who says, “I hate spoilers,” so I apologize in advance for what I’m about to tell you. I’d like to think I am uber-anti-spoiler-boy because I’m a filmmaker and there is some knightly code we have to uphold. But,… Read more »
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