• Scrivener and Me

    This could get long, I’m coming off of a very long November. I am relatively new to Macs. I got my very first Mac in December 2008 and I am still thrilled to tell everyone who will listen, that I am typing on that very same Mac right now. I...

  • A Thousand Words Before Breakfast: Why I Participate in NaNoWriMo

    I am, by nature, a writer. It is what I am. It is what I do and it is what I love. When I’m writing, I feel alive. I feel connected with the world around me. It’s my lifeline. I live a very boring existence, I have a family, I...

  • Love and Laughter on Thanksgiving Day

    There is a certain joy to be had in celebrating Thanksgiving with one’s family. For 16 years, I have celebrated it apart from my parents and my brother and my aunts and uncles and cousins and extended relatives. I have celebrated it instead, with my two children, my husband and...

  • Who?

    The only decent thing I have written all day… and it turns out to be… a Poem. You have no idea how not thrilled I am by this… but I do rather like the poem and so, you may find it here. Who?

  • Old Dog

    There is a certain peace and serenity that can be found in the company of an old dog. I experience this every Saturday morning when Miss Lucy wakes me up before the sun comes up to take her outside. I step outside with her and watch her run around the...