Archive for the 'What the hell is that thing?' Category

In the Wash

Warning: This post talks about feminine hygiene. Avert thine eyes, Puritan. For reasons both financial and environmental, we’re doing what we can to have a small-carbon ...


Calm Post

Heh heh heh. I live with punny children. It rubs off. I have a compost bin, now. I feed it newspaper and leaves and huge amounts ...


Crimson and Clover

Yay! I got my clover seeds yesterday; I am going to mix them with my grass seed for the lawn. I always liked that song, 'Crimson ...


Dear Coffee –

Hot drinks were always important for me in the evenings; hot milk with a little cinnamon and honey, INKA, Roastaroma tea. This was a good thing ...


Life on Other Planets

Today Tate had an ear infection and fever and I felt sort of tired and draggy, so after we got home from the doctor, prescription in ...


Freewriting Fiction: Dialogue

Here's a little freewrite focused on DIALOGUE of the folks behind you in a coffee shop.


Freewriting Fiction: Lunacy

This freewritten fiction bit followed the prompt: "Sometimes I hate the moon..."  


Freewritten Fiction: Just Desserts.

Here's the first writer's challenge I did (I think). The challenge was to write something in which your favorite dessert is described by someone who ...


Clicking into place

It occurred to me today that I've been sicker coincident with the limiting of garlic from my diet - a pretty new thing, after years ...


The donut knows who you are

I am reading The Seven Daughters of Eve, on mitochondrial DNA, which is in an exciting circular shape. Then, zooming aboot on the hinterwebs, I found ...