I recently participated in my first-ever Instagram author’s challenge. You’d think that someone who’d been a marketing manager – as in, paid real money to develop and activate marketing strategies for a living – would be aaalll over the marketing for her own writing work. You’d think that, and you’d be right to snicker aContinue reading “Adjectivery”
Note taking 101.
I don’t make New Year’s resolutions, but this year I’m staring down the barrel of (at least) one family member’s wedding, a multi-decade high school reunion, and a cruise. Not only do I need to boost my stamina and endurance for these exciting events, I would love to feel comfortable in something other than sweatpantsContinue reading “What happened when I started a diet: A cautionary tale.”
My family gathered ’round the kitchen table early afternoon the day after Thanksgiving. Football was on, the kids were heavy into a foosball tournament, and us grownup-types were snacking and visiting. Waltzing down memory lane over leftover turkey. It was good stuff. The visiting, that is, not the leftover turkey (although that was pretty goodContinue reading “Cheese is the perfect vehicle for cheese.”
I think it was near the end of fourth grade when my child started incorporating some of the Disney-channelisms into his everyday language. Everything remotely good that happened, whether it was a bowl of cereal or a three-point basket became “epic!” On the other hand, if something didn’t quite work out – a strayContinue reading “About extremes”