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Coming Home

Awhile ago I shared a personal essay with my readers on the Helium website on the topic of Coming Home. It’s a bit of a rewrite of something I wrote one time as my Editor’s Note for Bread ‘n Molasses. I think I probably published it in the […]

A test of the Emergency Broadcast System

So I’m testing some things in WordPress to see the functionality because I’m looking at doing more things in this platform. More than just my personal blog. So it’s important that I understand what works, what doesn’t, what everything looks like and all that kind of stuff. Bare […]

New Year’s Day

I received this in an email newsletter this morning and quite liked it so I thought I’d share: New Year’s Day From Ballistics (Random House, 2008) Everyone has two birthdays according to the English essayist Charles Lamb, the day you were born and New Year’s Day– a droll […]

99 Things

Inspired by Wandering Coyote. The rules are simple, just bold the things you’ve done. Explanations are optional but interesting and fun! 1. Started my own blog (it will be 5 years in February, much has happened since then) 2. Slept under the stars (not in any sort of […]

Computer Update

My computer is ready! Yay! I will get it back later this evening likely. Or tomorrow when I go to the office. We’re going in the parade of lights in Chatham tomorrow evening. Not sure who is going but hopefully we’ll have a nice crew and have some […]

Challenging Times

My PC caught a Trojan Horse that allowed a hacker (or hackers) to access my computer whenever I was online. Scary stuff! There were actually moments when I was fighting for mouse control with some unknown person in cyberspace. Yeah. Not fun. So now my PC has gone […]


Maybe I’m addicted, I’m out of control, but you’re the drug that keeps me from dying. Maybe I’m a liar, but all I really know is you’re the only reason I’m trying. –Enrique Iglesias, Addicted I think I’m addicted and I’m so freaking excited about it that I […]

Time Wasting with Q107

T in TO sent me this link with a note saying number 17 was funny and reminded her of me for some reason … hmm, she may have a point, but number 7 is totally me. I thought I’d give it a whirl. I like memes. 1. You […]