Being cold, wet, tired and hungry makes me feel unloved. So why read a book about it?

Last summer while in Canada I picked up “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy. Big mistake. I was going to re-gift* this book at my Writer’s Group party next week but I wanted to read it first. First, let me confess: there are very few novels that I actually finish reading. They just don’t hold my … More Being cold, wet, tired and hungry makes me feel unloved. So why read a book about it?

Dressing like a Canadian, and other random thoughts

It’s that time of year. Every January in the North East, we get about 10 days were the temperature plummets.  We are here. Clothing is not so much about what “looks” good these days. A hat that flattens my hair, then makes it stand up straight like Kramer-head? (sometimes referred to as “hat head”…)If it covers my ears, … More Dressing like a Canadian, and other random thoughts