You may not have heard from me over the past few months, but that doesn't mean I haven't been working hard. We've gone through an evaluation process with our daughter, and I took a part-time job, both of which left little time for social activities, especially when you add my writing time to the equation. … Continue reading Bug Out on Amazon
Autumn! This used to be my favorite time of the year. The world exploding in color, the crisp air, the smell of southern pines in the wind. Harvest festivals and masquerade parties. Apple pie. The smell of chimney smoke when people light up their fireplaces. Piles of leaves to dive into. Not to mention my … Continue reading Autumn Colors
On August 10, 1628, the Vasa, the crown jewel of the Swedish Navy, made her maiden voyage. She got a grand total of about 1300 meters before she keeled over. For those of you who like comparisons, that's about the same distance as four and a half Eiffel Towers or five New York City blocks. … Continue reading A Day at the Vasa
They all lived in my head! Last week, I talked about how technology has infringed upon traditional methods of creativity and how we should remember to go back to pencils sometimes. I also shared some of my husband's art work. You'll remember I mentioned I am NOT an artist. To prove my claims, I've shared … Continue reading What do a planet, an alien and a frog have in common?
I love art. Some people want to relax on the beach all day, go to a concert, or spend the day at the mall. Not me. If the bookstore is closed, take me to a museum. Better yet, drop me off at a starving artist's boardwalk. Oh, and don't wait up. I'll be back sometime … Continue reading Have You Used a Pencil Today?