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
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!!!!!
“You never loved me, Victoria. I’m a good-looking man, not too old yet. I make a decent living. Enough to eat, pay my mortgage, and drive my car. I’m kind. Generous. Women adore me. Why should I go back to you?” “Who is she? Tell me who she is! It’s her, isn’t it? I […]Read More Coffee Shop Perils
I’ve been bogged down by edits this last while, and I’m feeling a little expressive this morning, so here goes a little free flow: Today I lay flat on my belly and wiggle myself across the wooden floor like a caterpillar. My muscles strain, my lungs expand, and I giggle as I finish the […]Read More A birthday and a first time at budokon yoga