Monthly Archives: August 2015

Made the Daily News AGAIN :)

Twice in a week I’ve been mentioned in the Northwest Florida Daily News—this time in an excellent article by reporter Jennie McKeon about the Twilight Zone discussion group I’ve been going to every Sunday at Cafe Bienville. I was impressed … Continue reading

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Murder the muse

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Plateau BUSTED with -1.6 pounds!

Last week my weight loss journey stalled out as I hit a plateau. I’d hit 164, and then bounce back up to 165 the next morning no matter what I did. This lasted a week and last Saturday I had … Continue reading

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Mentioned in the Daily News!

I was surprised and excited yesterday when a friend sent me a message that I was mentioned in our area’s daily newspaper, the Northwest Florida Daily News. I got my hands on a copy and found a nice write up … Continue reading

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I missed Nat’l Dog Day?!?

How could I miss National Dog Day? I am surrounded by dogs every day. I have my dog, Cheeky, who looks like Anubis (the Greek name of a god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion) and eats … Continue reading

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Cell-less

Dear Diary, It’s been less than 24 hours since my phone’s demise, but the pain of loss has only gotten more intense. I thought the initial shock was the worst—the desperate denial was followed by the sickening realization that it … Continue reading

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How to be a writer…

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Sweet & Succinct

I am not a fan of word count. I believe word count is one of the cultural myths that add false value—better books have bigger word count, beautiful women are all size three and Pitbulls are all killers. Stories are … Continue reading

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Just bought Saber by Amy Eye!

Saber,  a beautiful new book just released by Amy Eye, is available now on Amazon! This charming story about a feisty pup on the street with trust issues. The story is a great read for older elementary readers on up. I … Continue reading

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Pushing through a plateau…

This week my weight loss hit the brakes. I bounced back up to 165 and no matter what I did I couldn’t move past it. By Wednesday I was frustrated and grumpy. What the heck happened to my weight-loss mojo? A … Continue reading

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