Author Archives: Sarah Beach

About Sarah Beach

Now residing in Las Vegas, I was born in Michigan and moved to Texas when 16. After getting my Masters degree in English, I moved to Hollywood, because of the high demand for Medievalists (NOT!). As a freelance writer and editor, Nevada offers better conditions for the wallet. I love writing all sorts of things, and occasionally also create some artwork.

Watching TaeKwonDo

At the beginning of February, having gotten myself at least a little bit settled into my new residence, I took some time to attend the ATA Spring Nationals tournament at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The ATA is the largest … Continue reading

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Start of a New Chapter

Since the end of December 2017, I’ve been wrangling all the matters of moving from one city to another. Indeed, the move has been from one state to another. It’s been a long time since I’ve had to deal with … Continue reading

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The End of a Chapter

I’m about to embark on a new chapter in my life – relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada. This holiday season marks the end of my residential time in Los Angeles. I moved to L.A. from Texas… a few years after … Continue reading

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Marifran O’Neil

When I was working at Jeopardy!, in 1999 we did our first road-trip to New York City, to tape a series of games at Madison Square Garden. At that time, I had been writing a number of letters of comment … Continue reading

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Keats and Ben Nevis

Along the way in my education, I gained an affection for the poetry of Keats. Something about how he handled the language spoke to me. When I was in graduate school, I took a course on the Romantic Poets of … Continue reading

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Libraries: Treasure Boxes – Part Two

Libraries: Treasure Boxes – Part One Texas Libraries Houston Public Library When my family moved to Houston when I was sixteen, it meant becoming familiar with a new library system. The Houston Public Library has a number of branch libraries, … Continue reading

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Memorial for the Rev. Dr. Doug Millham

This last week, there came the unexpected news that a friend and former pastor of mine, Doug Millham, had passed away. A massive heart attack, and then a stroke, incapacitated him suddenly, and a few short days later he was … Continue reading

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Saturday at San Diego Comic Con 2017

Once again, my budget limited my ability to attend the San Diego Comic Con. Since I couldn’t afford lodgings in San Diego, it was going to have to be a single day trip. That meant rising early and making the … Continue reading

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The Adventure of the Ice Cream Filled Doughnut

Yesterday, on Facebook, someone posted a link to an article about a dessert confection – ice cream filled doughnuts. When I followed up on the article, I learned that the emporium that provided the delectations was actually located in west … Continue reading

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Stepping Out on Patreon

The internet has given rise to several different methods for creative people to crowdfund their projects. Kickstarter, for instance, lets a person or team fund a specific project, giving supporters special benefits as the specific financial goals are met. But … Continue reading

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