Writing Under the Influence

I’m back! My back! I received a comment on my most recent post that made my week, and made me cry. I have been off the radar since my back surgery because, as I said in my reply to the above comment by Spitball Fury, Ernesto Hemingway’s most sage advice to writers was: “write drunk; … Continue reading Writing Under the Influence

How to Overcome Writers Block

If you have followed my blog for more than, I don't know, six months, you may have noticed that the rate at which I hit publish has diminished. I am suffering from an affliction called “writer's block.” No need to reach for the hand sanitizer. After exhaustive online research, I have learned that there are … Continue reading How to Overcome Writers Block

XLVII Days

I know everything is not about me, but this is my blog, so it kind of is. With everything happening to me as of late: hurricanes, fires, pandemics, earthquakes, sharknados, I have but one regret. I’m disappointed in myself because I’ve been writing so sporadically. My excuse is that I struggle with anxiety; lately, it's … Continue reading XLVII Days

Blowing Smoke and Sunshine up Your Ass

I may have attention deficit disorder. I’ll let you decide. Today I felt the need to look up the origin of the phrase ”blow sunshine up your ass.” Why? As my post started writing itself today, the first line (which again, wrote itself,) was: ”Today I’m going to blow sunshine up your ass.” Let me … Continue reading Blowing Smoke and Sunshine up Your Ass

Too Wordy

"They talk most who have the least to say." ~Matthew Prior Let me start by noting; I have been made aware that my posts are too long. I have a point to make, but it is my habit to take detours along the way, and now I’m worried that people won't read a long post. … Continue reading Too Wordy

I Forgive You The SpaghettiO’s

I grew up with busy working parents who weren't always around to cook real food. I learned to use a can opener at an early age. I am now that busy working parent who isn't always around to cook real food, consequently I can forgive my parents for the SpaghettiO's. 50 word challenge