Searching for gratitude in a socially-distanced world is exhausting. I’m grateful to put 2020 in the rearview, but I’m not naive enough to believe that turning over the calendar or unwrapping a new planner fixes anything. 2020 was…a lot…like…a lot a lot. I’m tired. I’m a woman who usually does a pretty good job in […]Read More Searching for Gratitude
A friend asked me how many books I was reading the other day. I asked if he was talking novels or comic books. He said both, and there were so many on the list, it was hard to give him a good number. I think I said something brilliant like “I dunno…maybe 20?” So…here’s a […]Read More My Pull List
The last couple of years I’ve made New Years Resolutions. I feel like I’ve done a decent job of keeping most of them. However, that’s not the case for them all. What I like about resolutions is that it pushes boundaries, it helps you learn about yourself, and I’m an advocate for self-exploration and learning. […]Read More New Year, New Resolutions?
I’ll admit. I’m a skeptic. Okay, I was a skeptic. However, there’s a possibility I’ve been converted. Here’s the deal, I had roommate who was doing the whole Keto thing. I’m not discussing the pros or cons of the Keto diet. I’m here to talk about Cauliflower. Not my favorite vegetable. Not my least favorite […]Read More Riced Cauliflower?
Now that I have a bit more free time on my hands I’ve reinvigorated my interest in reading novels, and I came across a great series by accident. I wandered into a cute independent book store near my office, Magic City Books. Since I wasn’t looking for anything in particular, I just picked up random […]Read More Enter Sandman
The last handful of years have been a roller coaster ride…or maybe a merry-go-round. You know the kind that we used to play on that spins you around in circles so fast you puke…or fly off and possibly sustain an injury worth of a trip to the ER. The ride’s been fun, but now that […]Read More Breathe
I’m preparing to sell my house, which is a moment I’m looking forward to with a great amount of joy…and a bit of sadness. In between bouts of menial labor, I need to sift through all of my worldly possessions. You know, go through the whole keep, donate or trash process. Wow! Let me tell […]Read More Snippets & Treasures on Memory Lane
Picking up the gems from my pull list feels a bit like my birthday or Christmas, because its always a bit of a surprise. I’m terrible at keeping track of the dates books are released, so I never really know what’s coming…unless I remember to read my email, but that kind of takes the fun […]Read More What Does New Comic Book Day Have For Me Today?
Today I had someone call me a “failed artist”. Before you get all irate on my behalf, I’m not offended by this. I’d rather be what this person defines as a failed artist than a successful…I don’t know, pretty much anything else. This person’s definition of a failure is anyone who has the audacity to […]Read More Failed Artist?
You know the feeling you get when you’re enthused, inspired, and energized to do something or make something? I call this “itchy fingers”. That’s where I am. This isn’t an uncommon phenomenon. As a matter of fact, it happens all the time. Usually, it signals the end of a creative dry spell. Not the case […]Read More Itchy Fingers