Really, youngsters? Millenials and such…do you really think that the theme and subtext of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer was lost on everybody born before you? I love you all, but please don't insult our intelligence. You have the advantage of social media. Your opinions matter now more than ours did then because you all get … Continue reading Rudolph, the Bullied Reindeer
Okay...it has become ridiculously clear to me that this novel is NOT going to get finished by the end of the month. Three weeks into the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge, I discovered something crucial for a writer. I don't have nearly as much time to myself during the day as I thought I … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Fail!
I heard about this phenomenon for the first time when I discovered Pinterest (which there should be a 12-step program for, because I'm addicted). "NaNoWriMo" is the abbreviation for National Novel Writing Month, which is November. The challenge is to get an entire novel started and finished in 30 days. As someone who has previously … Continue reading Happy NaNoWriMo!
I was at the Post Office when I heard that Serena Williams lost her match. It took a couple more hours for me to catch up to all the kerfuffle involved with the match. Now that I'm caught up (thank you social media and ESPN On Demand!), all that I can say is, "Aww, … Continue reading Aww, Serena!
Apparently, I can't even recover from surgery in peace. I tried for days to let this go. It won't let me go, so give me a few moments to do what I do. Ms. Franklin....rest in Heaven. I wasn't the biggest fan of your voice (too over-the-top for me), but I respect your legacy. … Continue reading Aretha, Ariana, and Some Dirty Old Men