Last night I had a little fun with the $50 Amazon giveaway raffle. I wrote every name on a pink Post-It note and let my cat decide. I figured that would be the most random way ever to choose a winner. My cat, Trio, he LOVES paper. He’ll shred anything. So I decided the name… Read More Giveaway Winner and Advanced Review Copies — Woohoo!
On Friday I wrote that I was seeking something in my life, and I wondered what this meant for my fiction. I didn’t mean that I was going to quit. I meant that I need to branch out and explore other areas of my being-ness. I’ve had one egg (fiction) in my basket for quite… Read More Particularities and Perseverence
Well, hi there after so long. I feel like I’m venturing into a cozy room after wandering an outer darkness for awhile. My room is a parlor with striped wallpaper and fringed lamps, and it contains a roaring fire and dozens shabby, genteel wingback chairs. In those wingback chairs lounge virtual blog friends of times past.… Read More This Is my Big Toe
Today — at noon, no less — I made the break. I wrenched myself away from my deadlines, put on semi-decent clothes plus a groovy necklace (which is really dressing up) and sped away from my home-office. With windows rolled down, I let the spring breeze mess up my already disheveled curls, which reminded me… Read More What I Did on My Lunch Hour
Today, I woke up in a better mood than I have in weeks. It’s a bouyancy out of nowhere, and I’m once again amazed by human resilience. There’s no reason for my mood, none whatsoever. It’s Christmas Eve and I’m snowed-in. We in my family won’t celebrate the holiday until this weekend — hopefully. I’ve… Read More A Merry Snowed-In Christmas
Today, a hodge-podge because I’m distracted by various thoughts, some pertaining to writing and some not. I share my distractions with you, lucky readers. 1. Latest with the dog. Check it out. She gave herself a shiner last Thursday. Running about the apartment in her most fetching and playful manner and — BAM — with… Read More Monday Thoughts
Before dog ownership, I knew, just knew, I was a person who: 1. would never own a lap dog, and 2. would never, EVER own a shivery lap dog. Goes to show. Pulled out Luna’s spiffy new coat this morning because the chill is officially on around here. Silly Spaniel or Sporty Spaniel? I can’t decide. (Later –… Read More Silly Spaniel or Sporty Spaniel?