Tag Archives: life in illinois

proving our relevance

So it’s probably been a while since the latest article hit an important newspaper, where some rich guy questions the relevance of libraries, and how libraries are trying to ‘prove’ their relevance to the public by offering ‘grasping’ services like dvds, public … Continue reading

Posted in rude rants | Tagged , | 3 Comments

my depression sucks but its mine to choose

Part 2 of Many From my last post, I might have made it sound like I’m totally standing up for my health and I have the perfect care providers and everything’s all honky dory. Sorry if I gave you that impression. … Continue reading

Posted in rude rants | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

my depression sucks but doctors suck worse

Part 1 of Many Happy Mental Health Day! I’ve been meaning to write about some of my experiences with depression, and since today is Mental Health Day, it seemed a good a time as any. Depression and mental illness are … Continue reading

Posted in rude rants, rude writes | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

come see me!

Upcoming Events I’m excited to announce that I’ll be attending some local author fairs over the next few weeks. Come out and see me if you can–I’ll have Angelhide and Demonspine for sale, plus the reveal of my next book–Heaven’s Most … Continue reading

Posted in rude writes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

taking a stand

I stand with Planned Parenthood. I haven’t always. When I was in high school and in college, I was firmly in ‘the other camp’. I won’t dwell on that here. The point is, people change. With the recent attempts to … Continue reading

Posted in rude rants, rude writes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

bad advice

Advice is a tricky thing. I gave some bad advice recently. I didn’t mean to, of course, it just happened. A writer in my local NaNoWriMo chapter asked a broad question with a vague description of what she meant, and … Continue reading

Posted in rude rambles | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

advice from the experts

One of the more interesting things I’ve encountered in customer service is advice from the experts. And by interesting, I do mean baffling. We expect doctors, veterinarians, plumbers, repairmen, day care managers, and nurses to know their stuff. And well … Continue reading

Posted in rude rambles | Tagged , , | Leave a comment