Monthly Archives: May 2007

Little flags

When I was growing up we spent most Memorial Day weekends in Boyne City with my cousins. Long weekends always seemed like a good excuse to go to grandma’s. Most of my Memorial Day memories fade into the tapestry of … Continue reading

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Notes on reading from your friendly neighborhood cancer writer

So, you know how I promised (and then took back) a review of Kem Nunn’s Tijuana Straits? Well, I have yet to finish it, which is quite in line with the way my reading has been going, as of late. … Continue reading

Posted in Do I Dare to Eat A Peach, Everything In Between, The Public | 10 Comments

Thanks, a public service announcement, and a meme

First, thank all of you so much for your kind birthday wishes for S. We had a wonderful weekend with lots of grilled meat and beer until yesterday, when S. woke up with a flu/cold/upper respiratory kind of thing. Unlike the … Continue reading

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Thanks, a Public Service Announcement and a Meme

First, thank all of you so much for your kind birthday wishes for S. We had a wonderful weekend with lots of grilled meat and beer until yesterday, when S. woke up with a flu/cold/upper respiratory kind of thing. Unlike the … Continue reading

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And now, it’s S.’s turn

Poor S. In an attempt to make sure he’s ungoogleable come job-hunt time I’ve had to relegate him to an initial, and thus, everybody (mostly) that I write about to an initial, perhaps a foolish consistency but one that appeals … Continue reading

Posted in Hopelessly Indulgent Reflection, The Private | 12 Comments

Shrooming with my parents

Northern Michigan is waking up from a long winter, almost but not quite ready for Memorial Day and the influx of metro-Detroiters who will make their way every Friday evening “up north,” to cabins and cottages and campgrounds on the … Continue reading

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Writing status

Making my list Monday helped immeasurably. I since started another list next to my computer about possible blog topics so I should be good to go for quite some time, with plenty of room to rant and rave as as … Continue reading

Posted in Time for a Hundred Visions and Revisions | 11 Comments

the muse has left the building

I have so much I want to blog about, but I don’t have the attention span or energy or time to seemingly commit to any of the topics I have rolling around in my head lately.  Some topics I’ve been … Continue reading

Posted in Everything In Between, Hopelessly Indulgent Reflection | 5 Comments

A Writer’s Lament (Bad Poetry!)

when I said I’m writing a novel I wonder what my husband heard. It must have translated to it’s time to clean the garage or now that school is out, let’s rent that steam cleaner or even we should really … Continue reading

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My blog went crazy but it’s (almost) better

I ignored my blog for a couple of days and like a recalcitrant child it paid me back by totally misbehaving, resetting my presentation, deleting my lists, rewiring my wigits and just generally throwing a cyberspace temper tantrum.   We are … Continue reading

Posted in 30th Birthday Rereads, Life is short Let's Rock | 11 Comments