The one thing you can trust about SPAM is it never spoils

I made a promise. It was a promise I thought would be easy to keep. I was wrong. I told a friend that I'd wait to see Avengers: Endgame with her, and then she went and got sick, so now I'm having to go to some extreme lengths to avoid spoilers - like actually reading … Continue reading The one thing you can trust about SPAM is it never spoils

Oh, the joys of home ownership

Some writers prefer music in the background, saying it helps to get them in the proper mood. I'm not one of them. I get distracted enough by the random deer that walks by my window or hawk that lands in our new trees, so when one of the smoke detectors began chirping a few days … Continue reading Oh, the joys of home ownership

How Not to Launch a Book in Ten Easy Steps

This time next week, I'll officially have four novels with my name on them. Four. I can hardly believe it, but it's true. You would think that this would mean that I'm quite the expert on launching a book, but sadly this is another example of something I'm far more qualified on the topic of … Continue reading How Not to Launch a Book in Ten Easy Steps

If you give your husband a truck continued – The Chuck Box: Part Deux

In my effort to provide a humorous spin on a project taking up space in my garage for far too long, I inadvertently offended the mighty carpenter / do-it-yourselfer / mad-engineer that is my other half by posting an image that did properly convey the amount of hard work he put into his creation, nor its … Continue reading If you give your husband a truck continued – The Chuck Box: Part Deux

The great grain-free reboot: a thirty-one-day challenge

"You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven today and we don't know where she is." - Ellen DeGeneres I recently experienced the joy that is the annual check-up at the doctor's office. After sitting for some unknown period of time under a … Continue reading The great grain-free reboot: a thirty-one-day challenge