Monthly Archives: January 2014

Way too much information

The first time I went to a baby shower, my friend Heidi was pregnant. I went with our mutual friend Pam; the shower was held by Heidi’s coworkers, and Pam and I didn’t know anyone else at the shower. Pam … Continue reading

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Writer rituals

I don’t know about other writers, but I require a lot of rituals to get my day started. For example, Shower (maybe) with special smell-goody shower gel (olfactory stimulation, terribly important). Grab phone and laptop, make sure I have food … Continue reading

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Magnificor

I was a pretty fanciful child…not in the adorable way, where a little girl might dress up in fairy wings or tell people she’s a mermaid, like my own little princess did, but in the dorky way. Photographic evidence supports … Continue reading

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New Jersey

We often visit my brother-in-law in New Jersey. He lives in a lovely little city with his wife and three kids, whom I adore to the point of the embarrassing. Their house is a giant, sturdy Victorian in a neighborhood … Continue reading

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