Inspiration: Blogging for Peace

This post is a two-fer. My blogging doppleganger, Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher, recently nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  She wrote a great post about blogging and friendship, and how strange and wonderful it is that we get to know such personal details about each other through this online world we inhabit (click the […]

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Glimpses of Grief

Yesterday, I wrote about the death of a friend. This is a post from another dear friend about the incident. Fourteen years later, and we’ve barely spoken about it. For me, it was just too much, and too connected to too many other things that have gone unspoken. It’s strange, how sometimes with grief, there […]

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Resolved: Two Holidays in One

My New Year’s Resolution: put the Halloween pumpkins in the compost bin. And I did it! WINNING! It’s a good thing we didn’t have a Christmas tree this year. Who knows how long that would have stuck around. This post was a response to the Daily Prompt: Resolved. Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution […]

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