Presenting my annual Ode to Thanksgiving, set to the tune of "Leaving on a Jet Plane" (with my humblest apologies to the late, great John Denver). Enjoy! Well the turkey's bought, it's thawing now. It looked much smaller at the store. I need to fill my oven with this bird. But the pies need baking, the … Continue reading Ode to Thanksgiving
It's finally here, that point in my fledging writing career when I'm within a bookmark's length of achieving a lofty literary dream - making a bestseller list. While I've got five published novels to my name, "making a list" has eluded me. Longtime readers know of which I speak. Enter my esteemed publisher who is … Continue reading Make. My. Dream.
It's late May, that time of year when my peony bushes begin to sprout big pink ant-filled buds. While I love the smell, bringing them into the house is akin to asking the pest control guy to move in with me. It also marks the one-year anniversary of being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis - the … Continue reading The Power of Peonies