Time to Retreat to my Writing Cave

We've returned from my super fun birthday trip to Mexico. The sad thing was that after we landed at LAX and picked up our rental car, we got a call from the pet sitter that our beloved 18-year-old Skipper was gone. He was more son than pet. He'd been having good days and bad days … Continue reading Time to Retreat to my Writing Cave

My Favorite Words: Not What You’d Expect

I saw this article about favorite words written by one of my favorite writer friends, Lauren Baratz-Logsted, on Twitter this morning. We were in the same Chick Lit writing group back in the day. Anyway, her post sparked this blog post about my favorite words and why. I first became aware of having favorite words … Continue reading My Favorite Words: Not What You’d Expect

Morning Sky (#poem #NaPoWriMo)

The morning sky streaks pink and orange stripes While fragrant air steams from the earth Water fowl tiptoes along the pond I sip my coffee and peek through palm fronds The rising sun blinds my sleepy eyes The world awakens, early morning bikers swish good night The quiet of the dawn disappears Birds chirping, dogs … Continue reading Morning Sky (#poem #NaPoWriMo)