January 9, 2018 “I woke to the sound of rain.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar And I did...at 2:30 AM. A storm is upon Southern California and while some people may not welcome the dreary weather, I embrace it with open arms. There is nothing better to me than a thunderstorm that just blocks … Continue reading Rain Welcomes 2018 And Other Writer Things
December 19, 2017 “People love dogs. You can never go wrong adding a dog to the story.” ― Jim Butcher, White Night Well, one month ago, my story got a lot better. Yes, it has been a month since I picked up my little Direwolf from the airport and to be honest, it has been … Continue reading The Ghost Diaries: One Month (#2)
November 28, 2017 "The runt of the litter, that one's your Snow." - Game of Thrones And thus I embark (bark ha!) on a journey with a small fluffy wolf by my side. Today marks a little bit after the first week with the little love that is known as Ghost. I haven't written about … Continue reading The Ghost Diaries: The Beginning
September 21, 2017 “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Summer has come and gone and Fall has taken its place. Now does this change your reading habits? The change in seasons tend … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Are You A Seasonal Reader?
August 31, 2017 “The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.” ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees Eight months down, four to go... Then again, it doesn't really work like that, does it? The year is a never ending loop of promised days … Continue reading August Thoughts: 2017
August 2, 2017 “And so I just kept writing to myself.” ― Kimberly Novosel, Loved Sometimes you just need to write for yourself. I meant to post this as a Mindful Monday, but as usual, procrastination got in the way. Anyways, we are doing this now. I would like to take a moment to talk … Continue reading Why I Journal: A One-Way Conversation
July 12, 2017 “In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” ― Mark Twain I've been thinking about this a lot. There are many things that come to mind when I think of home. Usually … Continue reading A Home For You, Not Just Your Books