Monthly Archives: March 2012

NEVER ENOUGH BOOKS

Today I took a vacation day so my husband and I could visit two of our favorite used bookstores in Hadley, MA. These stores are connected to each other and they both were having a semi-annual 35% discount sale. We … Continue reading

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IT’S ONLY TEMPORARY

Increasing my posts to 3x/week was a suggestion from a good book that I recently read about blogging for writers. It said that it would raise my visitors and, since I started posting every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, my readership … Continue reading

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LABOR OF LOVE

Rewrite suggestions for IN POLYESTER PAJAMAS came in from my editor early last week. At first glance, none of them seemed too difficult or time consuming, so I figured that maybe it would take me only a few days to … Continue reading

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SHAMROCK SHAKE FAN?

It’s March and it’s that time again—time to enjoy a SHAMROCK SHAKE! Here’s a photo of me having one just a few days ago. (Thanks, Sue, for taking the picture.) And here are some interesting facts about these mint-flavored novelties: The … Continue reading

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BREATH

Have you ever thought about how just one breath is so much like the cycle of one’s entire life? No? Well, I have, and I’ve even written a short poem about it. I’m sure that BREATH was written after seeing … Continue reading

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THE EDITS BEGIN

I attended a function last evening where, to my surprise, a photo of me, alongside the book cover for IN POLYESTER PAJAMAS, was displayed several times on a large screen to almost 200 people.  It was exciting to see, such … Continue reading

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SNOW ANGEL

On Thursday, I decided to do what I had suggested to everyone earlier this past week—I had a recess. There was plenty of snow on the ground, so I went outside and made a snow angel. Although it only took … Continue reading

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