Did you miss me? I had a lovely weekend hanging out with old friends and seeing U2 in concert. Before I dive back into talking about writing this week on … Continue Reading I’m Back!
Today I’m taking a break from talking about writing to share a very important topic: the cat loaf. My cat loafs a lot. By that I don’t mean she loafs … Continue Reading Cat Loaf 101
So, the Blogging From A to Z Challenge is OVER for another year! This was my third year and it’s always exciting leading up to it, and fun starting off, … Continue Reading Hello There!
I was trying to come up with a topic for today’s post, and as I sometimes do, I asked my cat what I should write about. As she always does … Continue Reading Our Favorite Toys
Six years ago today, a friend of mine named Chris passed away. We met when I started working at my very first serving gig in a restaurant that doesn’t exist … Continue Reading A Memorial To A Friend
I put my Christmas tree up yesterday. A lot of people I know decorate on or directly after Thanksgiving, but I always wait until December begins because I don’t want … Continue Reading The Christmas Spirit Is Here!
Next weekend I’m going to Chicago with my best friend! We always seem to end up going there at least once a year. It’s only a six hour drive from … Continue Reading Going to Chi-Town!
Yesterday was the first day of autumn here in the northern hemisphere. Anyone who knows me, knows I’m a FALL FANATIC. Leaves! Pumpkins! Candles! My house is already decorated and … Continue Reading Happy Fall!
The apartment complex where I live consists of several buildings. I live in one of the buildings closest to the street, and because of the apartment I live in, I … Continue Reading A Unique View
The other day I was sitting on the couch and looked down, and noticed my cat matches my rug. I was so amused, I had to take a picture. I … Continue Reading Organizing A Story
My fuzzy muse is very spoiled, as you can see… My fuzzy muse is a nine year old tortoiseshell named Francis. She’s a she, though many people mistake her for … Continue Reading My Fuzzy Muse
As I announced on Friday, I had a novella accepted for publication with Siren Bookstrand. Great news! However, when you have something new being published, there comes that inevitable form … Continue Reading A Cover Is Worth A Thousand Words
In June, I’ll be taking a vacation to New Orleans. Just a few days in the French Quarter, but I’m super excited about it. I’ve been to New Orleans once … Continue Reading Back to New Orleans
The lovely covers for my Siren Song series were created by awesome cover/media artist Fiona Jayde. She works with my publisher and they enlisted her for the job, which made … Continue Reading When your cover artist ‘gets’ it
I know, I know, I’m two days early. But for those of you who will be too busy with your sweetie this weekend to check blog posts (and I’ll be … Continue Reading Happy (early) Valentine’s Day!
I’m stepping away from the subject of writing for this post today because we’ve had a terrible week for celebrity deaths. We lost David Bowie and Alan Rickman, both aged … Continue Reading We lost some good ones already this year.
With 2015 drawing to a close, I wanted to recap my year and count my blessings. I had a lot of highs and lows this year, but overall it was … Continue Reading End of the year reflections
I thought I’d have some fun here on the blog today and get to know my followers a little better in the process. Do you have pets? Any kind of … Continue Reading Show me your pets!
Last week I made a post about how darn broke I am. When you’re broke, you learn how to make do and find clever ways to be resourceful. That being … Continue Reading Swag on the cheap!
Here in the northern hemisphere, we just celebrated the first day of autumn, or fall, or whatever you like to call it. It’s my favorite season of the year. I’m … Continue Reading Hello, Autumn!