Flying blind

A couple of nights ago, something started thump-whumping on my back door. I didn't think anything of it at first; my house often makes creepy noises that flare up and then disappear. This one kept happening, though. It's August, a little late for the giant Junebugs that don't realize a giant pane of glass stands... Continue Reading →

Identity crisis

I love food. For most of my life, creating it has been part of my identity. As an adolescent, I baked. When, as a newly minted adult, I called myself a good cook, my dad countered and said I was a good baker--he didn't really know whether I could cook. So I rose to the... Continue Reading →

Dragon slaying

I'm struggling again with blog writing, as you may have surmised from my absent posts this week. I've started second guessing my ideas: Who would want to read that? I'm worried about my tone: Sheesh! You sound like Pollyanna, always turning things into glib sunshine and rainbows. I lose my grasp on fleeting ideas: I... Continue Reading →

En-titled

As a side gig, I write articles for a local magazine. As much as I enjoy it, it's like exercise: the hardest part is getting started. I'll sometimes spend hours--yes, hours--agonizing over the title. The computer screen never looks blanker than when I stare at it waiting for inspiration. It isn't that I don't know... Continue Reading →

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