Print Books or E-Books?

There seems to be 2 camps when it comes to books: those who prefer books in print, and those who prefer a digital version, or e-book (Kindle device/app, et al). And I'm sure there are some who like both, or even Audible, which doesn't require you to read at all! Technically. I like e-books better... Continue Reading →

So You Know – July 16, 2019

So You Know. . . was created by Candace of Revenge of  Eve. Each week, she will pose questions for us to answer. From Candace (only the answers in italics are mine): [So You Know] is a series of questions meant to bring the reader closer to their favorite bloggers. It’s easy to participate! Follow these simple... Continue Reading →

Failing Better

Several days ago, I wrote about a quote (Fail Better) that means a lot to me, especially with regard to my writing. Today I'm going to demonstrate how I apply the quote to my life, specifically my writing life. Here's the quote: "Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." --... Continue Reading →

Bucket List Items

Three items on my bucket list (things I want to do before I die/"kick the bucket") that I've done are going off-roading, going to a Big Ten championship, and going to Savannah, Georgia, maybe in that order but I'm not sure. Off-Roading: Last December my husband and I went off-roading in Las Vegas, Nevada. That was... Continue Reading →

Relationship with Food

This post is prompted by Working on Us, Week 5 on Beckie's Mental Mess. (My answers to week 5 are here.) My relationship with food is unhealthy. What I eat is dictated by my emotions. They decide what I'll eat, how much I eat, when to eat, and why to eat. I eat when I'm... Continue Reading →

Fun Fact: I Can’t Swim

My dad threw me in a swimming pool when I was 7. He thought that I would immediately learn to swim in order to save myself. Well, I didn't. I sank slowly to the bottom. My dad pulled me out of the pool. I never was angry with him for doing this, probably because I... Continue Reading →

Working on Us, Week 6

On her blog, Beckie of Beckie's Mental Mess has introduced a set of prompts that touches on mental illness. Each week she offers up 2 prompts for bloggers to use in a nonfiction, fiction, or poetry piece. You can respond to either prompt, or both. For more information, click here. The rules are below. This week, I... Continue Reading →

Public Transportation Anxiety

Part of what happens when I'm anxious about going somewhere is that I obsess about things that could go wrong. I can't rid my mind of these thoughts. What if it's crowded? What if there's a delay? So I've learned to be prepared for the outing. My husband drives me everywhere because I can't drive, so... Continue Reading →

Former Feral

My cat, Hee Seop (HE-sop), passed away in October 2018. His legs suddenly became paralyzed one afternoon, and he had trouble walking. We took him to the emergency vet immediately, where they told us his prognosis was bad and that he was in a lot of pain. (You can read about it here.) We knew... Continue Reading →

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