THIS FALL’S GREAT AMERICAN YARD SALE

Dear readers, you might remember from a previous blog that I don’t enjoy going to or participating in yard sales. Traipsing through someone’s collection of used tools, ancient cassettes, old Christmas ornaments, and dozens of frayed wicker baskets is not my idea of fun. Perhaps if I were a collector of things, I’d froth atContinue reading “THIS FALL’S GREAT AMERICAN YARD SALE”

TRUE CONFESSION: I’M AFRAID OF THE DARK

I’ve known this for a long time, but recently I’ve been reminded of it. I’m not referring to the nighttime’s darkness associated with zombies or vampires, although I am glad that with two cats as opposed to two dogs, I don’t have to make forays outside late at night. Dogs have to be walked, inContinue reading “TRUE CONFESSION: I’M AFRAID OF THE DARK”

LET’S TAP THE BRAKES ON THE BREAKING NEWS…

Perhaps it’s the heat and humidity that’s gotten to me. Each time I listen to the news I hear headlines listed like a series of bad dreams or worse, a non-stop run-on sentence of misery, violence, and existential threats to my being. Writers can get away with a run-on sentence from time to time, butContinue reading “LET’S TAP THE BRAKES ON THE BREAKING NEWS…”