Monthly Archives: August 2016

Plan B: How to get an *actual* job. Again.

ARGH. PART OF Plan B is to have a steady paycheck and insurance. So, it’s *back to work* for this girl. Yes, I’m still writing, but I’ve also got to get my affairs in order. If you’re looking for a … Continue reading

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A *gift* from Atticus the Ninja Kitty (I don’t remember registering for a dead rat)

TO CELEBRATE THE end of 8-inches of rainy weather, Atticus brought me a dead rat. He laid it at my feet, then demanded breakfast. Not sure if this is just cat behavior, or a comment on Human Nature, but I … Continue reading

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Life does, in fact, come with instructions

IF LIFE IS  a test, I feel I’m failing miserably. You know those periodic *Emergency Broadcast tests* that blare on in the middle of network news, telling you that if it’d been a real emergency, instructions would follow? You know, the … Continue reading

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Austin: Music, Madness & Magic–and a great character for a series

IT’S NO SURPRISE to any of my readers, but Austin (in my books and in real life) is an actual character, complete with all her weird and wonderful quirks. There’s music, madness and magic here–it’s where people come to be … Continue reading

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When the “Good ol’ boys” start throwing threats, be prepared . . .

I AM FIT to be tied, but I’ve got my facts in order, so former tenant (aka, the boy whose daddy owns an oil company and who’s suffering from falling gas prices *thank you Mr. President, my own personal bank … Continue reading

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Back to the beginning . . . in life and Story

JUST RE-READ Stephen King’s On Writing, and it’s still raining–which is a good thing, considering all of July was dry as a well-diggers grave. I love reading in the rain, which is so much easier than re-writing my work in … Continue reading

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Rain. And Plan B . . .

MUCH NEEDED RAIN again today. Cats are UN happy but doggie is loving it. I may have to actually trade shorts for actual pants today. We’ll see. Plan B in full swing today.  Sending pics of lake house  clean up to … Continue reading

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