Author’s Aside //1 – “Traveling”

This is the part of the (blogging) program where I start to wonder if using this format to practice and purvey "fiction" was a wise choice because fiction is so darn difficult.  Who knew?! So, while I work up (read: "draft and then cry in despair over while eating a large Peanut Butter Cookie Dough … Continue reading Author’s Aside //1 – “Traveling”

The Self-Serve Dilemma (or How I Learned to Fear the Grocery S.W.A.T.)

Anyone else get a rush of anxiety when you're at the self check-out at the grocery, and you can't get the plastic bags open, and you're sure the machine is going to yell at you for not placing your item in the bagging area in time, and you have a hunch that some security guard … Continue reading The Self-Serve Dilemma (or How I Learned to Fear the Grocery S.W.A.T.)

Experiencing Coupon Envy

I love my kids, and am trying to enjoy this season of life, but every once in a while it would be nice if that little printer at the grocery store would spit out something other than coupons for pull-ups and juice boxes. Throw a man some savings on a Sports Illustrated and a T-bone! … Continue reading Experiencing Coupon Envy