The Absence of Satisfaction

Last week, I finished a short story that’s been a year in the making—I think. I changed the names of characters. Outlined and outlined some more. Went through numerous false starts. After all that, I finished this story. Normally, this wouldn’t be a big deal. I mean, I finished a story. That’s great. I should […]

Old School vs. New School

It’s still summer, yet retailers are prepping for back-to-school. For me, it feels different because this will be the first time I will be school shopping. (My daughter starts kindergarten in a few weeks.) It’s still one of my favorite times of the year because I can get certain supplies at a discounted price, like […]

I’m Nominated for a Liebster Award

First of all, thanks to Marion Ann Berry for nominating me. And thanks to everyone who reads my blog and comments on my posts. In the year and a half I’ve been blogging, I never thought I would be nominated for anything. I started this blog to share stories, lessons I’ve learned, and opinions about […]