Who Packs The Heat in Your Home?

If you don’t hear from me in the next week, don’t panic. I’ll be revisiting the Beach House With No Internet. I’m hoping I’ll be able to at least post from my iPhone, but without 3G service that may just be too annoying to deal with. I was up until Midnight packing for the trip. […]

Random Bullets of Randomness

I’m reading James Rollins’ Doomsday Key currently and it’s good and suspenseful like all of his books, but everytime I think, “I’m ready a thriller/suspense about genetically modified corn…” I crack up. I think that’s probably a sign of a good writer that can build a suspenseful storyline out of agriculture. I wrote the Dalai […]

I’m a “But…”-head.

I am not very good at apologies. Both with my children and my husband I am guilty of the, “I’m sorry, but…” technique of apology. And it – I know – is the worst way to apologize. Sometimes, it’s necessary. “I’m sorry, but I thought your head was a my pillow!” when you accidentally grabbed […]


A friend of my teaches at my old high school (and if she’s reading this she’s cringing thinking, Oh no, what’s she going to say now…) and I was reminding her for the millionth time the other day that OHMYGOD…my son starts high school in TWO WEEKS. She’s reassured me a few times in the […]

From Gate 2

Well. Here I am waiting at one of our 10 gates in our very small airport for my unaccompanied minor to board her plane. I found a WP app for my phone and am testing it out. Just wanted to tell you that I am also wearing leggings! iPhone and leggings? I am officially too […]