ABBS & ACKS

As an author, words fascinate me. They can also flabbergast me. For example, take all of the abbreviations that are in our everyday speech.  Just saw another HoCo photo on Facebook today. Someone sent me a PM. In the news, JLo wants to have more kiddos with ARod. My...

File This Under: Never Too Old To Learn

I’ve said this many times before, but now I’ll put it in writing as a confession: I had no idea how much work, time and money goes into the creation of a book. Avid reader that I am – or at least, used to be before I spent all my time writing something for others to...

New Book: The Widsters

Becoming an author with my first book We’re Not Sixteen Anymore was not only a dream come true but an education as well. I had no idea how many people it takes to get a book created from the mind of one person to the shelves of a library or bookstore. It’s...

Gol-darn-it! Seeking NICE Cuss Words!!

Ever notice how many times we accept something we previously rejected, merely because we’ve gotten used to it? Take swearing, for example. When I was growing up, I never heard my mother swear because she just didn’t.  Ergo, I didn’t. Neither did my...

A Whiter Shade Of Pale

If you’re like me, you never look at ceilings in your home unless something is crawling or, as in my case, a couple of brown water spots appeared.  A new roof later, I was ready to touch up the ceiling with paint.  And thus, this blog:  There is no such thing as...

Maiden Voyage

Last winter, Dave and I spent several weeks in Florida and the condo we rented had a hot tub.  I was thrilled, Dave got addicted, and so we decided to get a new hot tub of our own. The final hookup was done.  I wanted to hop in, but no, wait!  The store’s...