The DMV - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

The DMV

Last week, after four years of straddling the line between being a resident of New Jersey and a Pennsylvanian, I finally bit the bullet and went down to the NJ DMV to become an official citizen of the state where I was born (but that I no longer feel is my home—not that anyplace DOES…

The Lonely Road - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

The Lonely Road

It’s November again and I’m deep in the trenches of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the semi-crazy challenge where you sign up to write at least 50,000 words between November 1 and November 30. It’s actually easier than you’d expect. In fact, this is my 10th year, and I’ve successfully conquered the 50,000-word goal every…

The Good Citizenship Award - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

The Good Citizenship Award

We’d give this one to people who encounter inflammatory political posts on social media and, instead of clicking “Like” or commenting, just scroll on past. Let’s face it—we all know that the current political situation is a mess. But all these nasty arguments—from both sides—aren’t helping matters at all. The kind of people who post…