Wrapping It Up

Happy New Year! Yes, I know it’s already January 3, and yes, we’ve been seeing New Year-related posts on all the social media for days now. No need to point out that I’m not first (but maybe I’m last, so in a way I’m winning something)....
Puzzling

Puzzling

Don’t you just love doing The New York Times crossword puzzle? In ink? Me, either. Pencil required, friends. And it doesn’t hurt to have a few smart friends to go with that pencil. Or, better, the Crossword Puzzle Dictionary that belonged to my...
What’s On My Bedside Table?

What’s On My Bedside Table?

First, lying. Now, thievery. I’ll explain. I laughed when I read these lines from San Diego Momma┬áthis week, and decided to borrow them for my post: Well hello there. Where have you been? Especially since I’ve BEEN HERE THE WHOLE TIME! That kind of counts...
Lying Liar

Lying Liar

That’s me. I promised you feelings and bad words today. I considered simply posting a list of every bad word I could type in 60 seconds, but I’m not up for the resulting spam. The thing is, I wrote this long, feeling-y post and it needs to be edited. It...

The Road to My Writer Roots

You guys just would not believe the technical difficulties happening here this morning. I know, you also don’t care. So I’ll spare you, except to say: if you’re reading this it’s a miracle. A miracle, I tell you! Today I am honored to be at...

Nose Hairs and Words

The other day my six year old asked me to read him my piece (a slightly modified version of this post) from Austin’s 2012 production of Listen to Your Mother. He sat quietly, and when I finished reading he said, good. Nothing more. Except for this: Why do we...