Live Friends in a Virtual World

I have always been great at meeting people. I chat with them, get to know them and love them – easy as pie. At least, it used to feel like that. The older I become, the more difficult it seems to make meaningful connections. At almost fifty-two years of age, recently separated from my husband of twenty-eight years, and living in yet another ‘new’ area…

Welcoming December

‘Tis the Season! December, 2015 will begin tomorrow, and that means Christmas will be here before we blink thrice. It also means that today is November 30, and by some miracle, I made it to the end of NaBloPoMo or NanoPoblano (whichever you prefer), and somehow managed to post something every. single. day! I am grateful…

Of Friends and Asses

You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time. ― John Lydgate For my amazing, fascinating, incredible, irreplaceable, marvelously wonderful friends. I visited a fellow Word Presser’s blog and it got…

The Garden II

A FB friend asked me to continue this story, and since she has put up with me for more than ten years, I thought it only right to oblige. Besides, she’s the biggest fan of my fiction (who is not blood-related) that I am ever likely to find! For Tina.   The tiny, wooden clock…

Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

Time to review what I am thankful for this year. At this point I stopped typing and stared at the screen for a good five minutes. With a look on my face, like, you know, the cats in the photo below. It’s not that I don’t have things I am thankful for, but this year…