We all could use a good laugh

The other day I stopped at an antique store and brought home a couple of old books, as I am wont to do (a fancy-pants phrase meaning “again”). So I’ve been reading Will Rogers: Ambassador of Good Will, Prince of Wit and Wisdom by P.J. O’Brien, which I take is a “quickie biography” rolled outContinue reading “We all could use a good laugh”

Free people seek the light, always

I wish I could remember where I saw it, and I wish I had written it down, or saved it, or printed it out, but I don’t and I didn’t so … You’ll just have to take my word for it. (You do remember when a person’s word was his/her bond, right?) Some time backContinue reading “Free people seek the light, always”

Glad … for a good laugh

An unexpected laugh is always on time. I’ve been moving through Lucy Maud Montgomery’s delightful novels about Anne Shirley Cuthbert Blythe, starting with the best-known, Anne of Green Gables, and following our heroine as she grows to adulthood and now motherhood. I bought the eight-pack of paperback novels and a six-pack of audiobooks via AudibleContinue reading “Glad … for a good laugh”

Beside herself with gladness

The first print-on-demand copy of the new book arrived yesterday, and it turned out nicely if I say so myself. I put this photo of Willow on social media with the caption, “Yeah, yeah, I’m on the cover. I’m sleeping here.” The book is 60 quick hits of encouragement, most of them first seen rightContinue reading “Beside herself with gladness”

A report from the playground

“when we create, we are creating the world. remember this, and commit.” — Nayyirah Waheed On Friday morning, I crossed the 10,000-word threshold on my novel tentatively called Jeep Thompson and the Lost Prince of Venus. Those are as many words as the average Myke Phoenix novelette, and it’s already the longest stretch of fictionContinue reading “A report from the playground”