September has been a weird month and it’s only half over. And full of stories. i’ve been traveling quite a bit, which gives me ample time during many modes of transportation to be alone with my thoughts. And without my laptop. So, when brilliance comes my way (and when i say “brilliance”, i mean odd […]

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Sometimes i open my mouth and the sweet vocal chorus of angels flies out and spreads its wings of love and harmony throughout the room, creating peace and a sense of well-being to all who are around me and can hear the amazing and enlightening words of which i speak. Sometimes not. Mostly not. Actually, […]

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This weekend i attended a conference in Baltimore, where one of my favorite authors/people was speaking. i shamelessly weaseled my way into one of her sold-out workshops by offering to bribe her, had a total fanatic-fan moment (there may be a restraining order later), and learned more about the dog-eat-dog world of writing and publishing […]

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Everyone has gone completely bat-guano eclipse cray cray. While visiting family in Eugene, OR, a couple weeks ago, i noticed that the upcoming eclipse was getting a lot of attention. ¬†Temporary stands were going up selling Solar Eclipse 2017 schwag – ¬†everything from “I Saw Solar Eclipse 2017” t-shirts to water bottles to the oh-so […]

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::Warning:: Excessive use of the word “crazy”. May cause outbursts of political correctness:: So, i decided today to totally own my insanity and to loudly and proudly take back the word ‘crazy’ from the oppressors. We’re Here! We’re Queer! In the Old Sense of the Word!! And we will form a coalition and a parade […]

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Today i blew my nose so hard i got vertigo and fell off the toilet into a pile of cats. Now, That’s something you don’t say every day.   i bet you could go your whole life and not have that happen to you. Maybe. i don’t know. It seemed pretty easy to me. What […]

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