Notebooks

Notebooks

I’ve become obsessed with notebooks. I have nothing against loose-leaf paper. Loose-leaf gives me freedom to abandon the stories that aren’t showing me any love. As Margaret Atwood says… The wastebasket is your friend. But the ease of tossing loose paper gives me an...
My Bah-humbug Book List

My Bah-humbug Book List

It’s that time of year again. I’m not referring to the Holidays, or setting aside time to take stock of what I did or didn’t accomplish over the last eleven months in order to prepare for those dreaded New Year’s Resolutions. I refuse to...

22 Million Dollars and Nothing to Do

Pay off the house— the carsBuy a new carRemodel the houseMove  Fix Jason’s teethA wealthy lawyer with crooked teethturns people off  Save for the twins’ education— or notA degree doesn’t guarantee a job— not nowMy college years were wastedespecially after...
Writing Tangents

Writing Tangents

In my early morning writing sessions words flow with urgent ease. Today was no different. Then Bam! I dropped my pen. I stopped writing because I caught myself veering into a tangent. Tangents happen. I’ve grown to love them. They often help me drop deeper into my...