Real Life, My Dears

August 9, 2020 by - 6 Comments

When I last posted here on the blog back in February, the world was a very different place. COVID-19 appeared under various other names, and was only just being recognized as a possible global threat. Now, most of us are wearing masks, and haven’t been to a gathering of more than a few people in …Read More

Goodness By and By

November 12, 2017 by - 2 Comments

  Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by. –Ovid November roses are symbols of persistence and resilience. The frosts have begun, and sometimes half the blossoms on a bush will die, their petals curling and turning brown. But some flowers stay bright through several frosts. Eventually they’ll all be gone, …Read More

A View From the Porch Kind of Writing Day

September 15, 2017 by - 8 Comments

  Today was a porch kind of day. It’s September, right? So the weather is a bit schizophrenic. The a/c has been running non-stop during the day, and when I made the decision to take the day off from working out, I put on leggings and a long-sleeved tee. Sometimes I feel like I’m being …Read More