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THANK YOU, KIRKUS REVIEWS!

Not too many of us get up first thing in the morning wondering what the latest book reviews have to say, but …

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AUSSIE COOKIES IN BRUT

Personal reveal: Arnott’s cookies from Australia (made with wheat flour) don’t make me sick. We bought six different types of Arnott’s at …

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SKYROCKETS AND MAYHEM

I love astrology. I’ve been paying attention to what my Libra (Taurus ascending, Leo moon) life course is according to the stars …

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RUST AND CHOC-OLA

Dreams of teeth breaking off. Hair falling out by the handful. Signs of stress. Stress! The invisible killer! As if my father’s death, …

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DAVE BOODA AND DARKEN THE PAGE

If you’ve read Blue Moon Vegetarian, you know why this photo depicts a milestone. If you’ve ever renovated a kitchen, you also know …

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NASA HELPS LAUNCH BOOK

Absolutely, if almost unbelievably true, NASA posted an incredible image of Western Australia on the day Jagged Edge of the Sky was released. Karma, …

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TIME ACCORDING TO HEGEL

  Launch day arrives. Since Friday, I’ve been  making myself available to chat virtually with my group of early readers. So far …

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THE TROUBLE WITH WATCHES

I stopped wearing a watch when I was a nurse. You heard me. A nurse who counts pulses and respirations without a …

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INTANGIBLE ROSES

I love keeping track of oddities that pique my attention when I’m travelling, especially if there is wisdom or a note of …

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BASIC NOSTALGIA

Just when you think you’ve got yourself pretty well put together, life comes along and smacks you upside the head with a …

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THE IMP OF THANKSGIVING

On my mind tonight is my dear friend Ed McClanahan, much-beloved Kentucky author of such well-regarded books as The Natural Man and O The …

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FUELING WONDER WOMAN

  True to my promise to myself, in September, when I dove into the autumn’s writing work full on, I also started …

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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GORP

Monday, Aug. 31 was National Trail Mix Day. I don’t know why. It just was. I feel I should have something poetic …

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THE POISON FRUIT MYTH

Tomatoes are poisonous. That’s what people once thought. Now we know they are good for all kinds of things from fighting cancer …

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BLUE MOON COMING

The words “blue moon” have a certain musicality to them. Poetic thanks to the assonant sounds making up their middles. We all …