Monthly Archives: January 2018

The End of the Line

I think that our cat Mojo has nearly reached the end of the line. I don’t know if we’re measuring in days or weeks, but probably not months. He’s having trouble in the litter box. He does unusual things, like … Continue reading

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Strange Weather

We had strange weather today. There was still snow on the ground, but it was over 50°. First the fog would be dense, blocking my entire view. Suddenly a gust would come and blow the area clear. Then the fog … Continue reading

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Time Changes

Days and weeks get longer, but years get shorter.

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Remembering 2017

Last year brought me and my family a mix of good and bad. We had an abundance of humor and good times spent together. But a lot of things went wrong, from the minor inconveniences to the major traumas. My … Continue reading

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I think I finally have enough poetry books to create a poetry section in my personal library. I know, I know. Some of you are thinking “What took you so long!” and some of you are thinking “Why would you … Continue reading

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The worst thing about being an adult is having to force myself to do things that I don’t want to do. Every morning I have to bully myself out of bed. There is always a part of me that is … Continue reading

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Message in a Bottle

Every blog post is a little like a message in a bottle. You hope someone will find it, and be interested in it, and reply.

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What a Strange Place We’re In

Before 2017, I never could have imagined reprimanding the POTUS daily on social media. I also never could have imagined having a president that needed daily reprimanding. What a strange place we’re in.

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Writing in 2018

It’s been almost a month since I last mentioned my novel. I wish I could say that it’s because I’ve been too busy writing it. Sadly, no. I have been thinking about the story, though, and last night I decided … Continue reading

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Weather Bomb

Today’s word is “bombogenesis.” Bombogenesis is when a midlatitude cyclone gets really strong really fast, transforming into a “bomb cyclone.” From what I understand, neither “bombogenesis” nor “bomb cyclone” is a technical term, but they sound interesting/scary, so people like … Continue reading

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