Bad Cupcake

Here's a little funny for Sunday morning.... Last weekend I made a super yummy ultimate chocolate bundt cake - which used buttermilk in the recipe. I bought a big jug of buttermilk to make the cake. I have a bunch left....so I figured...why not just make it the same way, forget the chocolate in the... Continue Reading →

Mom Jeans

Here's a little funny: Today I was getting dressed for work and thought maybe I would wear one of the pairs of jeans that I got from Betty. I call them "my dead Mom jeans." Anyway.... I put them on and OMG... they were kind of tight. Immediate despair and depression! I thought bad thoughts... Continue Reading →

Why?

Why? Remember as a kid, you would ask your parents why they did something and they would try to explain? Finally, they would get sick and tired of all the questions and say, "Because, kid. There is no why, it just is." That's how it is with my writing. I don't know why I do... Continue Reading →

Big Year

Last night was the Winter Solstice. The shortest day of the year or the longest night of the year depending on your perspective. It’s an interesting thing from an astrological point of view as well as a philosophical one. It can get a person to thinking… One year. A lot can happen in one year.... Continue Reading →

One Chapter

When Grandma Rose invited me over for dinner, I readily accepted. Cooking on The Gypsy was limited and I was getting tired of sandwiches. When I walked in the door I was greeted by the smell of freshly baked bread. “Yum! Something smells good!” I said as I gave Grandma Rose a hug. “I made... Continue Reading →

Boy Scout Motto

  I looked at my hands. They were covered in blood and trembling. How many times had I been forced to cross the bridge with a gun held to my head? I had lost count. My Dad used to say, “Whatever you do, don’t let them get you into a car. Make them kill you... Continue Reading →

Advanced Chemistry

I published my first book. It is a "cozy mystery" that is very loosely based on my life.  Don't worry, old friends.  I made up most of the juicy stuff. Most of it. Not all of it! Someone had to die and I didn't have the heart to kill any of my real friends so... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: