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Please Excuse My Absence

Have no fear, I am still here (or so Dr. Seuss would say in his unique and catchy way).  I have been going through an emotional upheaval and change in situation that has prevented me from posting.  No worries – – you won’t hear of me trashing a hotel room or shaving my head and … Continue reading

Get Excited!

I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it From The Pointer Sisters’ “I’m So Excited” The title of this post is fairly ironic, given that I am writing this in my pajamas, wishing that I didn’t have to get ready and go to work today.  I can honestly say I am rarely excited about … Continue reading

Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
            When you meet someone for the first time, how do you reply to their inevitable question, “What do you do?” When I held my first jobs, I was always excited to reply with my newly acquired title. “I’m an editorial assistant,” I said, straight…

When Is Extracurricular Excessive?

We live in a crazy, busy, hectic world, don’t we?  It seems there is always somewhere to be and never enough time in the day to accomplish it all.  If you have a kid or kids, time is a luxury which is not only sparse but is rarely your own. I have a stepson who is 17 years … Continue reading

Originally posted on becomeanauthor:
  A number of years ago I was at a writers conference. We were between seminars, waiting for lunch, if I recall, when I found myself talking to a few other writers. We got to exchanging stories of woe, how we couldn’t get published and the cards were so much stacked…

Random Wednesday Thoughts

Don’t you always hate starting your day thinking it’s actually one day closer to the weekend?  I woke up this morning and I would have sworn it was Thursday.  I actually had to verify that it was indeed Hump Day by looking at the calendar. I had a strange dream early this morning that seems … Continue reading

Fuck you, Monday

Well fuck you . . . for sure . .  . like, totally! If you’re a fan of Valley Girl (and why shouldn’t you be?  It’s an awesome early 80s flick and Nicolas Cage is in it and he’s drop dead gorgeous and this is before he became weird, smelly looking and broke and named his … Continue reading