Category Archives: Life

SOMETIMES HISTORICAL REVISION IS A GOOD THING

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Okay.  So I wrote a very lengthy blog post about the “incident” that took the air out of my tires for a good week…and then I sat on it.  Although I think it makes for an interesting and dramatic read, … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

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Last week, it was Spring Fever versus Spring Cleaning.  What do you think won out?  Can you hardly blame me?  The orange blossoms are in bloom, their fragrance filling me with the urge to run naked in midnight fields and … Continue reading

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WHY I LOVE CALIFORNIA

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My best friend and I, and all the little ducklings, went hiking yesterday, and I took pictures for my top secret St. Patty’s Day project.  My friend got a little tiny sunburn.  But as we drove home, the clouds started … Continue reading

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STUFF

The Hermitess and her smaller version received visitors today. Well, just one visitor…my good friend since high school, Mona.  We haven’t seen each other in over a year! It’s unbelievable how quickly time slips past.  Kept telling myself, gotta send … Continue reading

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HOW THEY FIND ME

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Before Fat Cat shipped off to the Army last year, I used to spend a couple of hours each morning at the local Starbucks to write while he watched the baby.  Our Starbucks is barely a mile away, but it … Continue reading

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HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED….

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Hi, Everyone!  Sorry I’m running late with posts.  And don’t worry…I’m not going to hand you some lame excuse about the Toddler being highly allergic to sleep and having five-hour flare-ups that left her mother exhausted and rendered unconscious two … Continue reading

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NEXT UP ON THE ITINERARY, A CALL TO ARMS!

I started out this year with six very specific goals geared towards building a Writing Career of Significant Worth: 1)  I want to write more…a lot more…as in I want to sweat, sneeze, and bleed fiction.  Vomitus de Muse, Fiction … Continue reading

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JAZZ CLUBS, ART SHOWS & HIP HOP, OH MY!

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Okay, so there was really only one jazz club and one art show Saturday night, but who cares?  It was the first time I’ve been out to an adult function past “night-night time” in two years without diapers in my … Continue reading

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CONFIDENCE, MAN

So Thursday was my first day back “on the job.”  Naturally, I was up late the night before having a mild stress attack.  After all, it had been over a year since I last reported a deposition proceedings, and now … Continue reading

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SUBJECT: “GOT MY NEW ORDERS, GUESS WHERE WE ARE GOING?”

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“Surprise!  Ft. Drum, NY.  The nearest big town of 26,000 people is Watertown, NY.  In 2 weeks, they got 146 inches or 12 feet of snow.  We move in April.  At least the avg high temps in August is only … Continue reading

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