To Grandmother’s House

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Have you ever experienced one of those days where you’re 2 notches (or maybe one notch) above comatose?  Well, at least I’m typing. Why, you might ask, would my state of mind be… Continue reading

Mystery Breakfast Seeds

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My husband purchased a few bulk seeds from a store in an attempt to find something he could throw on the property just for fun to see if it would grow. Upon closer inspection,… Continue reading

Burning to Write Right

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Burning to Write Right.

Burning to Write Right

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If you’ve read parts 1 – 4 called, Writing When You “Ain’t Quite Right,” you’ll understand when I say I’m having difficulty getting my sister to open the box I sent to her… Continue reading

JOB vs. JOY

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I’m told that Valentine’s Day will be here in 2 weeks.  Whoop-d-friggin’-do.  The last time Valentine’s Day was interesting was the time when my then-husband and my boyfriend (17 years younger) both sent… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 4

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I’m told that readers feel an achievement of completion followed closely by missing the anticipation of reading a book. My experience with reading is that the pain has finally stopped and now I’m… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 4

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I’m told that readers feel an achievement of completion followed closely by missing the anticipation of reading a book. My experience with reading is that the pain has finally stopped and now I’m… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 3

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In my previous blogs, I described my particular example of, “ain’t quite right,” and talked about strategies I used to get around that problem in college. But when you have a series of… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 2

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Happy new year #13 of this century. The last #13 of the century brought us gems like the 16th amendment (Income Tax), the 17th Amendment (direct election of senators), the Mexican Revolution, the… Continue reading

Online Dating, Male Psychology, and the Satisfaction of DELETE

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When I first signed up on a dating website I was so excited….All those handsome, AVAILABLE men posting their virtues, abilities and enlightened attitudes and waiting for me to bite.Do I swallow the… Continue reading