Okay, let’s get sappy for a moment. It’s Olympic season—let’s put a little sap into all that muscle. For two weeks most people around me are glued to whatever device they have access to, holding their breaths, and hoping their favorites take gold. Stories are being told of how these Olympians do it—how they defeat the […]Read More Hey, there’s some sap on your back.
1. Get dressed every day of the week. Okay, 5 days out of 7. Fine, 4 days. NB: Pants with coat covering pajama top and hat covering head does not count as getting dressed. 2. Speak to people who are not my children or my children’s teachers at least three times a week. 3. Do […]Read More 9 New Year’s resolutions for a writer, ie. me
There are some things we return to over and over no matter what age we are. It’s our comfort, our go tos, our ahhh time. (photo credit: http://littleulvar.deviantart.com/art/cozy-350285009) At the top of my list of comfort activities is reading Gay Gavriel Kay. I’ve been saving his latest novel for a time when I really needed it, […]Read More A cocoa and marshmallow moment without the cocoa or marshmallows
For most of the summer, every time we opened our front door to make our way down the treacherous path, we held our breath, crossed our fingers, and did rock paper scissors to see who would be first. We live on a hill, with a steep sloppy cobbled path, and although many visitors complain and […]Read More Dead Things
How many times have you been told to make sure your fire alarms are working and have batteries in them? Countless, I’m sure. But, if you’re anything like me, you take this warning half to heart. Yah, yah, I know, but I just keep forgetting to stop for batteries. It’s OK. I’ll get to it. […]Read More Always buy batteries!
Two things happened recently that I’ve been waiting a long time to happen. I’d long given up on either of them happening. The first is that I found a title for my novel. The relief I feel at this happening is enormous. I really thought I’d be selling this book with some horrible title that […]Read More Moving Forward
Linda Cassidy Lewis is having a five-day e-book give-away, with a winner each day! Winners can choose from either of her two published books in a series. There’s still two days left for you to win one these fantastic books–you may be the lucky one!!! Reposted from her blog: All right, we’re now on Day 4 […]Read More A Book Give-Away!!!!!