Tag Archives: life and other strange things

how to talk so (future) kids will listen

Recently I reviewed How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk over at the library’s blog. I could say a lot more on about how much I liked this book (and I will). But first … Continue reading

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who’s the ridiculous one now?

My husband thinks I’m ridiculous because I used a cloth diaper as a makeshift shower cap today. It’s a nice coincidence my head is the same size as a pair of infant waterproof pants, and why buy a shower cap … Continue reading

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you can’t have your cake and eat it, too

‘Tis the season of baking and gift-giving. ‘Tis also the hardest season to have a food sensitivity. I’m kind of known for baking hundreds if not a thousand cookies every year. Don’t believe me? Here’s last year’s list. Oh, and a … Continue reading

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dreams of thanksgiving wheat

I have this recurring dream about food. I feel weird calling it a nightmare because the main antagonist is macaroni, but it’s not a good dream. It begins with a buffet at some big event. The last time I had … Continue reading

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process improvement

If there is one thing I learned from writing Demonspine, it’s that I don’t actually have a process yet. It’d be easy to fall into the trap of thinking I did. I mean, I’ve been writing for six years, almost seven … Continue reading

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advice to my younger writer self

I don’t know where this question popped or even why, but it did, and it’s been bouncing around my head all day: what advice would I give to my younger writer self? For a long time I thought it’d be: … Continue reading

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germ farts

Food is so weird. I mean, it’s not. We eat other living things that our bodies process as energy, blah blah blah. All organisms ‘eat’ in one form or another. But the process of food… how did we get here … Continue reading

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