Chosen by random selection, the winnner of the $10 Starbucks Giftcard is Mitch. Thanks for playing, everyone — you all gave very helpful comments. Mitch, I’ll contact you via email for details. Cheers!
‘Appy new year! Hope your fresh start is brimming in optimism. Mine, as of day 4, has been good-ish. I’m putting serious effort into finding a job to fill my days and weary bank account. For ten years I’ve been swimming upstream in suburban utopia, and it’s time to get out and dry off (ew, bad metaphor and two clichés to… Read More Starbucks Giftcard Giveaway
Advent marks our return to church on a near-regular basis. The first Sunday is a bit dicey as I scurry around screeching, in search of tights without holes, the elusive “church shoes,” and black pants that fit me — because last year’s black pants don’t. Someday my kids will tell their therapists about damage incurred while getting dressed for church. Last Sunday… Read More Christmas posts — again.
I can’t get it together to write a post. I’m overwhelmed. I need to go running, do 25 loads of laundry, sweep the gobs of cat hair off my stairs, buy two more linen napkins and a can of red spray paint to paint the thistle I clipped for my Christmas urns. (Do I need to… Read More I love you and I hate you.
My daughter chose the winner for the “Bittersweet” giveaway. If you commented below, I put your name in a hat. She stirred the names around and pulled out… Kathy! Hooray! What’s fun is that I know Kathy — well sort of, in a blogger way. She writes about her on-going battle with fibromyalgia at The… Read More And the winner is…
I’ve been asked to write a book review. Me. Asked. And yes, I know enough about marketing to know the difference between literary criticism and social media tactics. Still, it’s exciting to be a tactic. Before I begin talking about the book, let me tell you upfront: it’s a Christian/inspirational book. I tell you this because… Read More Book Review: Bittersweet
One down. Two more to go. I love this time of year. I can dink around in holiday minutia — like sewing a glitter cat on a leotard or rearranging spooky votives — and totally avoid facing more important issues. I don’t even need to procrastinate. I have too many meaningless things to do. I’m scurrying around — unfinished, sleepy and… Read More Halloween: Well Done