Although it is still summer around here and the air is hot, heavy and thick, I am fervently busy putting together the third issue of HomePlace Magazine. It's filled to the brim with sunflowers, bread baking, and all the Fall feels! It will be available for purchase mid-late September. In the meantime, I invite you… Continue reading HomePlace Magazine/ Summer 2021 Issue
There are flakes falling outside my window and all I can think is; I wonder if I should put more seeds out for the birds... . . . Enter, Susanna Leonard Hill's 10th Annual Holiday Contest for children's writers! And you guessed it, my story is for the BIRDS! Do you have a favorite bird?… Continue reading A SMALL BIT OF HOPE
Halloween's a'comin and the tricks have already started around here. And by tricks I mean the sort where you sit at your desk for four agonizing hours trying to figure out how to improve the layout of your blog, I do not recommend this for anyone even half as technically challenged as yours truly, and… Continue reading Halloweensie Story: Cordelia the Chicken’s Halloween
Any good at analyzing dreams? Yes? Great! Here ya go, analyze this... What does it mean when you dream you're part of the Trump team, it's inauguration day, you run into Kung Fu Fighters just after watching your vehicle blow up (it was your dream vintage Land Rover), and you realize, as you're sitting… Continue reading Analyze This!
I've been working on some stories All the whole night through I've been working on some stories They're special just for you Gosh I hope you really like 'em There's been blood, and sweat, and tears Please, please tell me that you love 'em And I'll send you all "Good Cheers!" Ha!Ha!Ha! I… Continue reading 50 Precious Words Writing Challenge
I was cleaning out the entertainment armoire the other day, shocker I know, and I came across my old Joe Scruggs Deep In The Jungle DVD. IT. IS. AWESOME. And once you listen to those songs, you will be singing them for days. FOR. DAYS! But it's all good, because who wouldn't want to sing… Continue reading ONE FLOOR UP!
What would you do if you lost your favorite sweater? Would you climb a tree to look for it? How about search an icy berg, or check the den of a Kingly Lion? Me? Oh, that's easy....I'd bake a cake, duh! Perhaps the yummy smell would lure it back home! What's all this talk about… Continue reading GIRAFFE’S BLUE SWEATER
My teenager just got his driver's permit. Want to know what that looks like? Picture this...an old beat up mini-van complete with smashed in side (thank you drive through car wash), what looks like straight from the hood bullet holes (thank you Maryland road work improvement team), cracked windshield, front license plate dangling from one lone… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY- Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
Pumpkin Spice. Everything is pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin spice pancakes, pumpkin spice candles, lotions, lip gloss, shampoo, dish soap, laundry detergent..ok, not yet, but you know they're working on it! That's right folks, its officially Fall! The pumpkin spice is falling from the trees to prove it! And when it's Fall, it's time… Continue reading GERTRUDE THE HORNLESS UNICORN’S HALLOWEEN
Woo-Hoo! It's Friday, Friday Frenzy! Real quick let's play a game of Have You Ever? Sound like fun? Alright then, here we go... Have you ever watched a teenager lick a slab of ice/snow up a glass front door? Have you ever watched a 5yr. old sled down the stairs on her stomach head first...without… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – GRANDPA GREEN