You are a poet if you write poetry, but validation in the form of publication is a real treat. And guess what? I am now a published poet!
As diverse as our food _seems_ to have become, in most respects our food choices have become far poorer, blander, and devoid of variety when compared to what was available in the past.
Writing a novel is hard. It is the writing community's marathon. But NaNoWriMo is a unique event that galvanizes the writing community and generates a creative energy that you, as a writer, can tap into to help propel your story forward. And yes maybe, write that novel. It certainly helped me.
Government bureaucracy is a complicated machine with the workers who make up the component parts merely cogs of an uncaring master.
The dash family of punctuation—minus, hyphen, en dash, em dash, and more.
How not to greet guests to the farm.
Thoughts on procrastination, perfectionism, and life as a completist.
Musings on the English language.
Errant reads, or my favorite books: an attempt at curating a list of favorites—never complete, but representative.
The giant to-do list called life.
Be that person who comes to the aid of others. Act!
Poison ivy is my nemesis. And in the South, poison ivy is literally everywhere.