Archive for the 'life' Category

Superstition

Current mood:  amused Category: Life Have you ever realized how much of our daily lives and therefore movies and books are ruled by superstition? I had a grandmother who would say a woman was coming to visit if somebody dropped a fork. If it was a knife on the floor, a man was coming to the […]

Read More..>>

The 99 Cent Store

Current mood:  artistic Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at Seven Wicked Writers today and here is what I wrote: One of my secret, guilty pleasures is trolling the aisles of the 99 Cent Store. My goodaughter Eleanna and I have become proficient afficionadoes of the chain and whilst some of my friends are aghast […]

Read More..>>

Chili Chucker

Current mood:  amused Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at Nice N Naughty today and here is what I wrote: Have y’all heard about the woman who thwarted would-be burglars by throwing a bowl of chili at them? According to yesterday’s news reports, they were so petrified of her resourceful use of kitchen utensils and her […]

Read More..>>

Q

Current mood:  amused Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at Seven Wicked Writers today and here is what I wrote: As a writer, I collect lines of dialogue, names, places, little snippets like a bower bird. Names particularly intrigue me as I write so many books I am constantly on the lookout for unusual […]

Read More..>>

Mother’s Day

Current mood:  content Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at The Seven Wicked Writers Today and here is what I wrote: It’s Mother’s Day again, my least favorite ‘holiday’ of the year. It’s a terrible reminder that I don’t have a mother. I lost her when I was six to the ravages of colon cancer. […]

Read More..>>

Love Beyond Death

Current mood:  blessed Category: Life I took my precious dog Venus for a late, final walk for the evening last night. I’d had a long, productive day and I always enjoy our last walk. The pavement outside has usually just been watered and Venus loves to put her nose to everything, picking up every fresh scent. […]

Read More..>>

Pulling for the Troops

Current mood:  blissful Category: Life It is my turn to blog ar Seven Wicked Writers today and here is what I posted: I volunteer each month at my local library’s book sales and yesterday as we packed up our boxes and broke down the tables after another packed event, I was given an unusual request:  pull […]

Read More..>>

Easter People

Current mood:  dorky Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at Seven Wicked Writers and here is what I wrote: Last night I attended the penultimate event in my Greek Orthodox church’s social calendar: the resurrection service, which starts at 11pm and winds down around 2am. My friends and family arrived early, filling the entire front […]

Read More..>>

Things That Aren’t There Anymore…

  Current mood:  fascinated Category: Life It’s my turn to blog at Nice N Naughty today and here is what I wrote: Things aren’t what they used to be…or where they used to be. I took a drive up to my favorite California country town Ojai on Sunday and this is a place I know so […]

Read More..>>

The ‘Awa

Current mood:  giddy Category: Life Anyone who reads my books will tell you about my painstaking attention to detail since my stories are all set in the Hawaiian Islands. I like to introduce ancient lore as well as current places for couples to eat, drink and be er…merry (I am including the hot sex here). Anyway, […]

Read More..>>

« Previous PageNext Page »