Book Club with Spikes

I think you can tell from the title, this isn’t going to be simple book chats. No, I want to invite all my bibliophile readers to a discussion group. Books, favorite books, possibly photos of your cat, and general hangout.  Because community is important. And for me at least, the landscape of social media is… Read More Book Club with Spikes


Relentlessly Cheerful

Never give up, never surrender. Never let the despair drag you into the falsehood of believing there’s no hope.  It’s a lie, for one thing. There is always hope, and joy, and humans are more resilient than we give them credit for. For another thing… We, speaking in the very broad human voice here, are… Read More Relentlessly Cheerful


Good Morning

  I am, to begin with, feeling better. It’s been a long couple of months, and I don’t think it’s over entirely. However, I seem to be back on an even keel, having dumped stressors off my plate with wild abandon until things… got worse. There’s nothing like having the prospect of Very Bad Things… Read More Good Morning


Too Tired to Care

I wrote the other day about toxic levels of fatigue, and I’m following up with that. Bear with me, this is related – I’ve started blogging in the early mornings. I sit down at my computer with a cup of coffee, twenty or thirty minutes, and I write. The house is fairly quiet, so I… Read More Too Tired to Care