This morning I went into my kitchen, picked up my phone and did the little swipe down thing for notifications from my news apps. You know what I saw? Nothing! No alarming news story! No offensive tweet! No outrageous displays of egotism or questions of impropriety… nothing. God, it felt good. And yeah, I’m not… Read More It’s a beautiful new day, hey hey
Hanging around, nothing to do but frown. Rainy days and Mondays always get me down. Fortunately for us there’s…Actually it’s not raining and I’m feeling fine. I just thought the Carpenters gave us a better opener and now we have something to hum as we proceed. For those of you who just stumbled upon here… Read More Bad Joke Monday starts humming
I reread A Christmas Carol recently, because it’s a thing I do every year and it wouldn’t be right if I didn’t. (Not to be pushy, but if you’ve never read it, DO SO NOW! Here’s an online version if you don’t own a copy. I recommend you read it slowly, to get all of… Read More Do You Keep Christmas Well?
In Which Our Alter Egos Discuss Life’s Purpose, Kierkekaard, and Peach Cobbler If you missed our previous episode, click here. Reporter: Hello everyone. Thank you for giving us another chance today. I know we haven’t made the best impression the last few times. Editor: Speak for yourself. Reporter: What? You think you make a good… Read More Welcome to My Existential Crisis, Episode 5
It’s occurred to me that I haven’t shared a recipe with you in a long while. To make up for it, I’m giving you my recipe for prize-winning blueberry muffins. More on that later. For now, I want to tell you about my recent experience, not with winning, but with awarding prizes. We have a… Read More And the Winner is…
Thirty-one years is worthy of a celebration, right? Funny though, what counts as a celebration when you’re young isn’t quite as enticing when you’re… not so young. We decided – five days after the event, because we were gosh-darn busy on the actual day – to go to Black Angus. Husband had a coupon for… Read More I Feel it in My Soul, It’s Meant to Be…
My quest for poetry has led me to some interesting resources. One of them being a podcast from The New Yorker, where real, live poets read the works of other poets. Live! Care for a listen? Click here. It’s a nice thing to have on while cooking dinner, let me tell you. Sort of like having… Read More The Joy of Editing. Wait… What?
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard of Pokémon GO. And if you do live under a rock, no offense meant.… Read More Pokemon GO to the Park!
So far on our trip, we’ve been in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon & California, and in each state we’ve seen truly beautiful places. Places worthy to call home, should we ever care to move. One such place is the coastal town of Crescent City, California. A charming place, just a stone’s throw from the redwood… Read More Bloom Where You’re Planted