Read March 30, 2015 I checked out How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran because it, along with My Horizontal Life, was on Buzzfeed’s 32 Books Guaranteed to Make You Laugh Out Loud. I was definitely trying to contain my giggling and snorting while reading this book at the pedicure salon. Moran’s essays on such subjects as the trap … More Weekend Reading: How to Be a Woman
Bliss March 26, 2015 My love of Rear Window began with my mom telling me about it as one of the movies she loved in her day. By the time I finally got to see it on television, it felt like I was watching it for the second time instead of the first. I never tired … More Movie Night: “Rear Window”
Bliss March 23, 2015 This week, I got my new stove! And with this, I am slowly but surely eliminating the items in my home being held together by duct tape.
Or, Writers–so dramatic. Write March 16, 2015 So I finally saw the movie Whiplash. It is a brilliant illustration of the artistic passion that drives one to be great at something one loves at all costs. At Saturday’s LERA meeting, Angela James, Editorial Director of Carina Press, conducted a fabulous and informative day-long workshop. Part … More Nobody Threw a Chair at My Head
Read March 9, 2015 It took me a couple of weeks to get through Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. There were so many parts in it that made me stop and stare into space. Thinking. Remembering. Feeling. Like when Eleanor and Park are talking about comic books and mention Dazzler and I remember “Hey! I … More Weekend Reading: Eleanor and Park
Bliss March 2, 2015 It snowed in New Mexico Friday night. For us desert rats, it’s a big deal. Here is my patio table with a seven and a half inch layer of snow. I had almost gotten rid of my snow boots during my last garage purge. I’m glad I didn’t. They made tromping around … More Snow in the Desert