Things I didn’t count on

on December 30, 2011

Okay– we’re supposed to say goodbye to the old year before saying hello to the new, right?  Well, I’ve had this piece actually WRITTEN UP for over a month.  I didn’t publish it at first because the whole thing wasn’t wrapped up, and then I didn’t publish it because I’d put out the other things… Read More

The Good Week

on December 28, 2011

So, we went to Mate’s mom’s and grandma’s yesterday, and exchanged gifts.  Ours was mostly fudge and a washcloth, theirs was mostly See’s candy.  But it was a family meeting for Christmas, and that’s always lovely.  The sky was amazing on the way home–I love that stark contrast between the oak trees and the great… Read More

Hark the Herald Angels Sing…

on December 24, 2011

Me:  Some people believe that God had a woman on earth give birth to his son. Squish:  Then she would be the Goddess mommy, right? Me:  Absofrickinlutely. ***** Zoomboy:  Let’s play the end-letter game.  I’ll start.  TigeR. Me:  ReallY? Zoomboy:  Yes! ***** Me:  Chicken, if I call my phone will you go get it? Chicken:… Read More

Writing Wrap Up

on December 22, 2011

Okay– I’ve been sort of a big blog slut this last month.  I mean seriously– there is NO place I haven’t been.  Want proof? Paranormal Paradigms Tales From the Writing Cave Chaos in the Moonlight Stumbling Over Chaos (This is a contest for Puppy, Car, and Snow) See!!!!  I’m like Barbie!  That bitch is EVERYWHERE during… Read More

Puppy, Car, Snow, and Squish

on December 20, 2011

 Oh my Goddess– you KNOW it’s been a big week when I almost miss my own book release.  Seriously– I almost completely forgot!  Puppy, Car, and Snow is coming out, and besides really loving the simplicity and charm of the cover, I’m sort of pleased by the story as a whole.   It was a request,… Read More

Bad Blogger!

on December 17, 2011

Okay– so I went back and realized I had blogged APPALLINGLY few times in the last two weeks–blogger’s guilt– IT’S REAL! Anyway– yesterday was a big day for Squish.  She had a tea party–something she has been excited about  for TWO WEEKS, and I was invited.  Of course, I didn’t realize I was invited to… Read More

We all know I can’t count anyway

on December 14, 2011

On the tenth day before Christmas, my true love gave to me… Chicken’s second permit test A trip to the tree farm Another frickin’ edit Ten more blurbs a-writing Two college recruitment meetings A day of Christmas shopping One lost Clifford Journal My oldest’ son’s birthday A trip to buy his present A family sushi… Read More

No Snow…

on December 11, 2011

AOkay– first things first.  Last night, Mate and I went to a traveling Christmas Party.  A bunch of people in the same neighborhood walked from house to house and drank a lot.  (I drank a lot of water.  It was COLD, and I was having more fun watching the drunk people walk, really.  Anyway, in… Read More

Rainbow Awards

on December 8, 2011

Heya!  Yes– the last post was pretty bleak, and there’s not much I can do about that.  Many of you know that I’ve been on leave from my job for the last fifteen months, and you know why.  You know why I’m so adamant that my work is not porn, and why I believe romance–all… Read More

Bleed it Out

on December 7, 2011

So, I had to do something really unpleasant today, something that hurt hella bad.  And I don’t feel like writing about it, but I do have a soundtrack.  I tried to post it with, but none of the links plugged in–I’ll just list it here. Bleed it Out–Linkin’ Park Requiem for a Dream–from the… Read More