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I wish my favorite food was something healthy. Broccoli or kale, perhaps. But no, my favorite nom is crusty white bread. Nothing could be worse for you. I don’t even want to sully the flavor with butter or some sort … Continue reading
How to dispose of coffee grounds – that is the question. As a recent graduate from a plastic Mr. Coffee machine to a stainless steel french press, I find the question of what to do with the grounds both nostalgic … Continue reading
Are you an introvert? Most writers are, I think. Who else could sit alone in a room typing for days on end? I say thank goodness for introverts. There are more good qualities among introverts than just the ability to … Continue reading
Nickles are rare these days. If you’re digging through your change in an effort to pay $1.08 for something, it may be hard to find a nickle. Worse than rarity, to me, is the fact that nickles and quarters look … Continue reading
The other day I was talking with a published author who revealed she had no website and did not use Twitter. I assume that most of you who comment here have a website or blog, but are you tweeting? A … Continue reading
[Note: This isn't my usual writing prompt. If you want to use it as a writing prompt, take "time to forgive" and run with it.] I’m asking you, dear lesbian blogging colleagues, isn’t it time to forgive Ilene Chaiken and … Continue reading
I love the movies. Movies have been hallmarks in my life, built my cultural background, provided thrills and joy, provoked thought, ignited discussion, and given me many a reusable line of dialog to apply in life’s daily situations. Yet, when … Continue reading
Here’s to the beginning of a new year, to the health and happiness of everyone, and to the healing of us all. I hope the craziness of 2012 is not going to linger into the new year, but I’m afraid … Continue reading
I was learning to play blues chords on my uke and started singing “Blues in the Night,” a favorite song from my distant youth. I remember singing it out in my back yard over and over again while I was … Continue reading