Special Delivery

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, and in the spirit of celebrating, I decided to join in on  Susanna Leonard Hill’s Valentiny Writing Contest. The prompt asks writers to tell a hopeful Valentine story for kids either in poetry or prose in 214 words or less. I thought I'd try my hand with some rhyming couplets--hope you enjoy … Continue reading Special Delivery

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Autumn Again

Autumn again. Slanting afternoon light and apple cider crispness. Leaves beginning to burn. Wood smoke in the air.   It seems as if I’m just looking up from my desk and realizing that the season has changed outside. Suddenly, I’m thinking of wrapping a sweater around my shoulders. Suddenly, I’m noticing the long twilight at … Continue reading Autumn Again

Final Fantasy XV: What Was Lovely and What I Would Have Done Differently

Before I get too far into this post, I must do the decent thing and let you know that there will be spoilers. So if that kind of thing really burns your bacon, read no further. If you don’t mind, or you’ve already played it, carry on. FFXV has drifted through my consciousness for years … Continue reading Final Fantasy XV: What Was Lovely and What I Would Have Done Differently

“The Election’s Over, Now What?” Or, “Don’t Worry, This Post Isn’t As Political As You Might Think”

Of course, as soon as I say that I’m going to update my blog regularly, my life shifts to make that very thing almost impossible. So, apologies for that. But now...now, I’ll be better! (here’s hoping)   For the past two months, I’ve been working as a volunteer staff member at a guesthouse and conference … Continue reading “The Election’s Over, Now What?” Or, “Don’t Worry, This Post Isn’t As Political As You Might Think”