Monthly Archives: July 2018

Bonding with (and to) the Princess

My heart leaped this morning when the Princess said, “Mommy, will you help me with something very fun and important?” “Of course!” I answered. “Will you wax my armpits?” Oh, readers! Such joy followed those words! She had been growing … Continue reading

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The thief of joy

I’m off to the national conference of Romance Writers of America this week, gang! I’ve never been to Colorado, and I’m wicked excited to see it. McIrish is coming to the conference this year, because he loves the Rocky Mountains, … Continue reading

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Mean girls

  The other day, I was at a block party, talking to a person I only see once a year or so. She’s very pleasant, and we were just chatting when her daughters came up and demanded the car keys, … Continue reading

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Can’t beat the heat

The heat makes me grouchy. Don’t get me wrong; I love summer, sitting on the porch morning and night. Where I live, it rarely goes above 90, and almost never above 95. We have what I call “Yankee air conditioning,” … Continue reading

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