Salad Days

In just about two weeks, I’ll be attending class with Kris Rusch for SF Mysteries and I’m low key panicking. Not serious panic, mind you, just a low key question that comes up in quiet moments or while reading the books assigned for the course: “How the hell am I going to do this? I’m…

Berry Power

One of the frustrations of getting older is having to worry about blood pressure, cholesterol, and all those other health-related things. Recently it was brought home to me that my arteries are aging. The doctor was pretty blasé about it She said everyone’s arteries stiffen up with age, recommended a blood pressure pill, and to…

Daily Dozen Challenge

Without really intending to, and surprisingly without too much guilt, I’ve taken about a month off from writing and from social media, and from a focus on the news. I’ve been using my energy for family, for rest and recovery, and to organize my very messy house. I’ve also been working on organizing my life…