Monthly Archives: October 2015

There Have to be Rules

Ok.  I admit that the whole Novel Writing November both intimidates me and humbles me.  But I don’t write novels, so I’ve never made the smallest effort to engage in this annual orgy of writing.  That’s a cop out.  This … Continue reading

post | Comments Off October 31, 2015

On Bobby Flay & Parenting

“Have you ever tried sake,” John asks me.  He’s ten.  Someone just mentioned it on the cooking competition I’m making him watch. Now, thanks to Bobby Flay, I have a major parenting decision to make. The short answer would be, … Continue reading

post | Comments Off October 14, 2015

Unkind Thoughts at a Funeral

My earliest memory is of being at a funeral.  A great grandmother I have no memory of–no memory at all, not even a trace–had died, a woman on my dad’s side of the family.  I don’t remember being at the … Continue reading

post | Comments Off October 7, 2015