Sparkle

It’s that time of year—the season of fir and spruce and garland, light and scent and spirits. We plan and shop and bake, hang wreaths on our doors, and drag ornaments and stockings out of storage. And we decorate. I’m in awe of people whose homes sparkle for the holidays. I always wonder how they … More Sparkle

2019

…seems a world away in weeks.  Yet, it’s not. There will be old things to go through, irritants to shed, habits to abandon in 2019. And I will have to make lists to keep myself focused. There will be a long list for writing projects (yes, I changed the point of view again; no, Character … More 2019

A Humble Offering

As we all know, another holiday season is upon us, which means an assortment of activities, invitations, and celebrations involving food. I am not shy about admitting  I’ve had a love-hate relationship with food all my life. Growing up with food allergies was no picnic (sorry, couldn’t resist). Finding out in midlife that I could … More A Humble Offering