Monthly Archives: May 2012

It's going to be one of those days . . . and Siri's not helping

IT’S GOING TO be one of those days . . . you know the kind, there’s so much to do it’s hard to know where to start and Siri’s not helping.   The sky thundered and boomed all night so … Continue reading

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Chap hit me with a fish-and no, that's not a metaphor

OKAY SO IT was an accident, but Chap, did in fact, hit me with a fish. He’s taken the week off, which means I’m getting zero writing–or anything else–done, except fishing, because apparently, I’m pretty good company. So why would … Continue reading

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Worst Father's Day gifts ever–because Pay Back's a mo-fo

BILL COSBY USED to do a funny bit on the difference between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day–with kids going all out with heart-felt gifts for Mama while buying a six pack for Dad and drinking half of it on the … Continue reading

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Haulin' Hay: What's a little dog slobber in your drink, anyway (or, what Chap doesn't know won't hurt him . . . )

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, while everybody and their brother was out havin’ a barbecue, Chap and his brother hauled hay . . . If you’ve never hauled hay, it’s a long, drawn out, back breaking, dirty process that starts with–what else–a … Continue reading

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A conversation with the dog . . .

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Big Scary Questions Your Agent Will Ask You . . . Get Ready!

THE FIRST TIME  an editor asked me the question,”Who are you and why are you interesting?” I was stricken speechless (not an easy feat for me). My first thought was, “Me? Interesting? I don’t even know where my car keys … Continue reading

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Memorial Day BBQ Candles!

I WAS LOOKING for fun things for Memorial Day, and came across a great way to recycle tin cans and as Grandma Jessie used to say, “shed a little light on the subject . . .”   Now, I ask … Continue reading

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