So How’s the Diet Going?

I started dieting about 6 weeks ago, living on asparagus and salad with a side of chicken, hold the cheese, butter, sauce, and flavor for the rest of my life. I was doing quite well, but then shit hit the fan and there was a family emergency requiring extensive travel. There were copious amounts of […]

Today I am Grateful for the Grateful Dead

I got a case of the U.S. Blues due to so much happening on Shakedown Street. There is little Help on the Way for the citizens of this country, no matter how much Fire is on the Mountain. No matter how much we Turn on the Love Light it feels like a lost cause, even if the Eyes […]

Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume Two Book Launch!

I am excited to be a part of the unveiling of Helena Hann-Basquiat’s soon to be released book – Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume Two! Below is an excerpt she so lovingly provided for your reading pleasure. If you like what you are reading…go on over to her Facebook page and follow her for all […]

Are You Kidding Me? Book Cover Reveal!

In April I went to the Erma Bombeck Writing Conference. I met a whole bunch of funny ladies and one of them was the hysterical Stacey Gustafson. She, myself, and the fantastic Abbie Gale had a lovely tour of a neighboring town as I tried to locate the library that was hosting the Erma awards. Who […]

The Shitastrophy Giveaway – Win Some $hit!

Attention Shitastrophy fans!! I owe you all a huge thank you for taking the time to read my ridiculous shit. I started my blog a little over a year ago with no real clue what I was doing. All I knew was that I had a great friend that kept telling me I had to […]

Official Launch of ‘My Other Ex’

There are few things in life more humbling than being chosen by your peers. I am honored to announce that an essay I wrote about friendship has been selected to be in the upcoming anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. The amazing Stephanie Sprenger (Mommy for Real) and Jessica Smock (School […]

Writing It’s a Process: Here’s My Shit

Various amazing writers have been asked to disclose their process that helps them craft their pieces. I was touched that my own editor at Lefty Pop, and a person I care deeply about, asked me to share my secrets. Of course I am talking about Linda Roy from Elle Roy Was Here. She is the […]

Three Times a Loser, But Still A Winner – I Hope?

It’s time to have a pity party…and guess who is the Guest of Honor?? Me! Yup. I have been shot down yet again for another opportunity, it’s hard to not take these things personally – since it is my writing that is not making the cut. Three separate events/opportunities/moments in time have slipped through my […]

Oh Shit! I had a Craft Win!!

This week I was featured over at I felt I needed to try to redeem myself a bit, after all not every craft I have taken on has ended so badly. Hell, some have actually resulted in being displayed in my home – year round to showcase my win. My husband should be happy there […]

Oh Shit! I am Sharing My First Concert!!

Growing up I loved music and I still do. It has been a part of every good, and bad decision, I have made in my life. I grew up in the 80’s – not a lot of awesome bands came out of the 80’s. I loved INXS, Duran Duran, U2, and the Violent Femmes but […]