It has been freakin’ cold here lately. So cold, my words froze in midair this morning; I had to thaw them out in a frying pan before Tara could hear what I said. We ended up taking everything out of the freezer and huddling inside to keep warm. Three pints of ice cream are now … Continue reading Octember, Anyone?
Too Much Dateline NBC Just finished a second cup of coffee and I complimented Tara on how good it was. More often than not I'm the one who makes it, but once in a while she jumps in. I think I'm still a little scarred from an incident a few years ago when I caught … Continue reading Television Dreams of Tomorrow
I've been reading posts about NaNoWriMo the last couple of days, and they have brought back memories. Back in 2016, I participated in National Novel Writing Month for the first (and only) time in my life. It was a heady experience. By "heady," I mean, tough as hell. 50,000 words in 30 days is no … Continue reading 2020 Visions
I had a traumatic incident today as I was headed home for lunch. It’s a warm day, so I had my car windows open. A wasp viewed this as an invitation to fly inside. While I was driving. Oh, hell no. Do you have any idea how hard it is to keep your eyes on … Continue reading Objects in the Mirror
When we were unpacking boxes that had been in storage for years this past summer, we came across a few items we'd forgotten all about. It was kind of like Christmas in July! One of these was an unassuming silver teapot that had once belonged to my grandmother. We already had a teapot—something cheap we'd … Continue reading I’m a Little Teapot $hort and $tout