I’ve been tagged by YA author Shawna Romkey in this blogging challenge, to answer four questions about my writing, so I’m going to do that here – and thanks for the blogging idea! The crickets have been chirping around here lately.
Shawna’s a fellow RWACer – (Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada member), fellow nerd and all around . . . → Read More: What I write and why
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. – JK Rowling
To say the news has been lousy these past few weeks (even months) is an understatement. The situation in Ukraine makes me nervous, there was that horrible news out of Calgary just a few . . . → Read More: When pessimism isn’t an option
What is history but a fable agreed upon? Napoleon Bonaparte
Did you know that you are closer in time to the end of the middle ages than someone living at the time it started? That you and Cleopatra are closer in time than Cleopatra and the building of the Great Pyramids?
Time, and our perception of “recent” is . . . → Read More: The Tiffany Problem
I am a woman in process. I’m just trying like everybody else. Oprah Winfrey
The house is defrocked and back to a sort of normal (which means the toys are everywhere along with the cat hair), my kids went back to school today, and I went back to work in earnest. 2014 is in full swing.
2013 was . . . → Read More: Plans (or lack thereof) for a new year
If months were marked by colors, November in New England would be colored gray. Madeleine M. Kunin
I just came in from walking the dog. The one benefit of having it dark by 5 pm (especially where I am – hardly any street lights) is that you can walk outside in flannel blue and green plaid jammie pants, . . . → Read More: The nameless season
In her 20′s, a woman’s breasts double her self-esteem. In her 40′s, they halve it. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In Nova Scotia, once you hit the magical age of 40 (which I may or may not have done a few years ago), women are strongly encouraged to take part in the Nova Scotia Breast Screening program. You call a number . . . → Read More: Breast Friends
Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools. Og Mandino
The calendar is marching toward mid-August which for me, means ramping up to the start of my new year. I’m thinking about resolutions of a sort, and plans, and what I want to do when I grow up. I want to clean out my closets and spruce . . . → Read More: On the agenda for today: finding an agenda
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. ― W.B. Yeats
After endless cold rainy weekends, summer came back with a force on Friday. Friday afternoon I booked a campsite at one of our favourite campgrounds, Friday night we packed up and Saturday morning we left. By 1 pm we’d . . . → Read More: A kind of magic
I’ve been sitting here for 30 minutes trying to figure out what to blog about. I’m sitting alone in my living room – my youngest is in bed, my husband and eldest son are playing a game, and I have the playstation to myself. Which means, if I wanted, I could drown myself in my latest . . . → Read More: Lego video games: A love story