Monthly Archives: November 2013

Saturday Home Repairs

In the full bathroom off the hallway, there hangs a yellow wall toilet. It should have been replaced long ago but I am certain that my mother didn’t want to replace it a.) because it matches the sink and tub … Continue reading

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Writing Down the Gals

While rewriting, it occurred to me that the book opens with three chapters each introducing female characters. I’m adding foibles and textures, getting things right. The photo above is a perfect example of how to get it right and how … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Sing a Song In Your Head? A Song From School?

Yesterday we binged our way through 3 episodes of The Returned. The French TV series airs in the US late Thursday nights on the Sundance Channel (with English subtitles). With all seriousness, this eight episode series has to be seen … Continue reading

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What Would You Little Maniacs Like to Do First

Writing down those bones today and working on another project as well. Contemplate your favorite John Hughes movie while I get back to work. I find it fascinating that even after Hughes quite the movie business he did not quit … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of a White Thanksgiving

I don’t think the snow we got last week is going away anytime soon. Yesterday it got just above 30 but the ten day forecast shows nothing in the future that warm. But it does forecast more snow next week. … Continue reading

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Sisters, Sisters There Were Never Such Devoted Sisters

This is Arya and Sansa, who were taking a little siesta last night on the bed downstairs. Until last night, this bed was covered with plastic. Arya had gotten into the strange habit of taking naps on a dirty rug … Continue reading

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And the Dreamworld is Infinite Although it is Bounded on Every Side.

I hope for the Sandman to visit me tonight but it’s going to be a struggle. For some reason my insomnia has been plaguing me again. I toss and turn forever before falling into a light sleep, I awake between … Continue reading

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