…this whole tradition of the millennials spending all their time with friends rather than family–even celebrating Friendsgiving instead of Thanksgiving confounds me.
Has the erosion of the traditional family in our culture brought us a new type of cold war between adult child and aging parent? And what of the grandchildren hanging in the balance between the two? … More Love Your Mother #younevergetanother
Read everything–trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you’ll find out. ~William Faulkner Faulkner may be an old dead guy. but he knew his shit. Think about it. We call … More The Writing Apprentice & the Toothless Alligator
It’s been a full year for me with no beer–no alcohol of any sort. I’ve gone through a vacation, birthdays, parties, concerts, holidays, dinners out, and I’m good. … More One Year, No Beer
I may be the only woman in America who doesn’t think Tom Cruise is hot–but even I have to admit he had a certain charm in Risky Business. There’s just something appealing about a man singing and dancing in his tighty-whities (or even brownie-wownies) without self-conscious regard dampening his sudden burst of authentic happiness. As … More Foxy Writer Chick: Writing As Risky Business
And life marched on–up the steep mountains and across the raging rivers, and through it all, our loyalty to one another has been as firm as Michael Phelps’s ass. (Hey, we both love swimming.) Our rock-solid credo has remained firm as well: “Kicking Ass and Raising Hell Since the Nixon Administration.” … More Of Friendship, Giggles and Bad-Assery