The Love-Hate Challenge

Recently, the lovely C.B. Wentworth invited me to the LOVE-HATE CHALLENGE. Never one to pass up a chance to flex my blogging muscles, I’ve taken up the gauntlet. The rules are pretty simple: • Make a list of 10 things you love • Make a list of 10 things you hate • Nominate 10 bloggers First... Continue Reading →

The Promise of Costco

Oh good, I just read we'll have a new store! I was worried a moment: where would I buy more? More trinkets and whatnots, more must-haves and then, not one or two thingies but eight, nine…no TEN! Ten more things to purchase, ten more for display, ten more for the storage I rented today. ©2015,... Continue Reading →

Holiday Yoga 101

HOLIDAY YOGA POSE #1: Holding tongue, restraining ego, walking on eggshells. Breathe. HOLIDAY YOGA POSE #2: Breathe. Breathe. Breathe. Rinse. Repeat. HOLIDAY YOGA POSE #3: Feet firmly planted on the ground, eyes closed, shoulders surrendered. Mantra: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can,... Continue Reading →


[100-word fiction] In Nashville, she bought a rock star coat — black leather with sequin-flowered sleeves and a rhinestone, mid-calf hem. In the dressing room, she laughed — it was a perfect fit. "I'd never wear it," she told the saleswoman. "Back home, we're all L.L. Bean and Talbots." She bought it anyway and hung... Continue Reading →

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