I started doing some research on death by guillotine because Bridget Hardy, a character in my upcoming novel “Ambassador” will enter the Next World this way. As writers, we are always told “write what you know” and as Captain Obvious would state, I don’t have first hand experience with this. But I have experienced some … More Guillotine Practice
In honor of my friend Dawn’s birthday, I promised I would dedicate today’s blog to her work to provide safer products for families. They don’t test on animals. There is a list of chemicals that they never use in their products that are banned in Europe, but not in the USA! These are chemicals that … More Avoiding toxic chemicals in makeup and skin care
Well now all the hoopla is over. I made it through the surgery, the breast reconstruction. The wounds have healed, the pain is gone. But the bombardment of letters, cards, gifts, and homemade meals are gone too. I do miss that; it must be what it’s like to be a beloved celebrity. All that attention. … More My post-cancer life
As you know, I am recovering from mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery. I’ve had bumps in the road, successes, a step forward and two steps back. But yesterday, well yesterday–I haven’t invented a category for it it. Hey, are you still reading? Good. I’m glad you stopped by to visit me. I retained a lot … More A personal note for my readers only
Hi, Bailey here. I just found out my mom doesn’t need to have Chemo! She has been sleeping in the living room on a strange looking bed, with some kind of weird noise that makes it go up and down. I don’t mind though, because it’s no much easier for me to wake up Mom … More Bailey has good news for you
It’s been just over a month since I had my mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery. I am able to get up out of bed more easily. I can make myself small meals like fried eggs and toast. I am still not supposed to do heavy lifting (Like getting the huge spaghetti sauce pot from the … More Out and About, and finding my brain.
I have three aliens that live with me. They are just here for a short visit, and will be packing up and leaving on Wednesday. They are like most guests; wanted at first, their presence is comforting. But as time goes on, I just want your house back and my life back to normal. They … More The aliens will be leaving on Wednesday.