Category Archives: Crazy Me

Revelations

I had an A-HA! moment while working on my novel this morning, just before my word processor ate the document that I was working on. Yes, the A-HA! moment was so powerful that it temporarily broke my computer. No worries, … Continue reading

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There Is No Try

There are 46 posts in my drafts folder. This is a new record for me, but it’s not anything to be proud of. I hate to see so many unfinished posts, especially the ones about the kids. It also saddens … Continue reading

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I Like What?

Yesterday I found out that I like to listen to “atmospheric electronic” music while writing. I started listening to it simply because I thought it might suit the sci-fi bent of my novel. As it turned out, I enjoyed some … Continue reading

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Life Without the Internet

A nor’easter hit the Northeast on the Sunday before last. Had it brought snow, who knows how bad the damage might have been. As it was, the winds (hurricane-strength in some areas) knocked down trees and power lines all over … Continue reading

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It’s a Law

We woke up this morning and found that we had no electricity. The kids had to eat cold cereal and drink bottled water for breakfast. After putting them on the school bus, my hubby and I went out for coffee. … Continue reading

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People Change

Barrel Fever by David Sedaris Grade: B- David Sedaris and I probably don’t have that much in common. He’s a guy from the South, and I’m a gal from the North. He’s a good 16 years my senior, having been … Continue reading

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Triste

I have had this song stuck in my head for days. It is an art song by Claude Debussy, called “Beau Soir,” the lyrics of which come from a poem by Paul Bourget. Lorsque au soleil couchant les rivières sont … Continue reading

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Proud

Earlier this year I started working on a special photo album of nature pictures and posts. It took weeks just to sift through all my photos and writing. I found more material than could fit in a single album, so … Continue reading

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Memorability

If you want to live a memorable life you have to be the kind of person who remembers to remember. — Joshua Foer This quote showed up in my random quotes today, and it seemed so fitting that I had to … Continue reading

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Bury Me in The New York Times

It has finally happened. I have fallen behind in doing The New York Times crossword. The papers are stacking up. The pressure is on. Will I slay the paper beast or be crushed by the weight of The Times?

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