Today is December 20th and I will be back in the swing of things in exactly 14 days. Between now and then comes Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. And if I am being honest about it, I am not really in the holiday spirit. Having been off work for the [...]
Are you a phantom? Sent to remind of me of past sins A figment of my imaginings perhaps? Here to curse and swear Are you the ghost of what could have been? What may still be? Or, are you but a shadow? Long and reaching, when light is spilled in the darkness [...]
Reflections on a month that flew by too fast and a goal I felt slipping away
Yay! I mean, yay... right? My first week of Nanowrimo 2018 was not the dynamic incredible word count producing week I thought it would be, and honestly, I am kind of disappointed with myself. Yes, I know that I should not be down on myself, but at this point, I can't help it. I was [...]
Who knew all those muscles were involved in one little sneeze
Well, Good Evening Madam, May I take your coat? Your hat? No? Well, that's all right, come right in. Make yourself at home Pardon me for being a little bit standoffish, but may I ask what it is that you hold in your hand? No? Hmmm, again, with the "No". You are so mysterious. Don't [...]
My Dear Sweet Briar, Lately, I can seem to get you off my mind. I have been dreaming of you. Bittersweet dreams. Dreams that, at times, drape around my shoulders like a thick blanket. Warm and heavy, I find them comforting. It is in those times that I forget. I forget what it took to [...]
It's steep. Quite steep. But with your help, I think I can make it!
Oh! November...you snuck up on me.
This is not a recipe for pasta, but it is one for success!