Conflict online | When to talk and when to walk

May 30, 2013

Liz at PoemFish asks, “Does it do any good to fight? Does HOW we fight matter? I’m wondering this because two items online this morning have me pulling on my boxing gloves.” ~~~~~ I was involved in one of those online kerfuffles. I am host of a Google Plus group called Open Adoption Advocates.  Our […]

Out and about

April 12, 2013

It’s spring here in the northern hemisphere, things are warming up and people are getting out and reacquainted with their neighbors. Howdy! I’ve been out and about, too. Here are a few places I’ve visited. Wanna come? Stroll with me. 1. Melissa Ford — of the just-released novel Measure of Love (which I’ve already loaded […]

On luck

March 12, 2013

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, we’re revisiting posts about luck for Time Warp Tuesday, the monthly blog hop offered by Kathy at Bereaved and Blessed. (Which, because I don’t like malted beverages, gives me much more to work with than would revisiting posts about green beer.) Kathy says: The symbols associated with the […]

The journals: teens and twenties

February 28, 2013

Longtime readers may remember that I’m a natural-born documentarian — witness this array of journals that are in a Rubbermaid container under my bed. Each day of my life since high school is accessible with a simple lifting of a bin lid. Justine recently excavated some of her old journals, going back in time. I […]