Whip me. Beat me. Make me write bad checks.

February 13, 2015

It’s Valentine’s Weekend, and I am a romance writer who loves to go to the movies. So of course, I am going to the release everyone’s been anticipating for months. KINGSMAN!!!! With Colin Firth, aka, Mr Darcy, aka the hottest man in the universe, forever, Amen. I have been panting like a dog for this […]


A Christmas Carol, from Mayhem the Cat

December 24, 2014

On the first day of Christmas my new cat gave to me Broken glass upon the kitchen floor. On the second day of Christmas my new cat gave to me A nibbled Christmas cactus, and broken glass upon the kitchen floor. On the third day of Christmas my new cat gave to me One kneecapped […]


Piss and Boots

December 12, 2014

In the last two years, there has been employee turnover at Casa de dos Quesos. Fierce mouser Mohawk and bad tempered heap of fur, Fluffer, lived out all of their nine lives and moved on to the next plain. Or heaven, according to Pope Francis. I hope heaven was ready for them. Nature abhors a […]


Advice to Young Writers

November 24, 2014

One of the advantages of train travel, (or disadvantages, if you are as antisocial as I am) is the chance to meet new people. It is not so much a chance, as an obligation. In the dining car they seat you wherever you fit. If you are traveling alone, you are guaranteed to be with […]


Just Kidneying

November 14, 2014

Since I got back from Seattle, things at the casa have gotten interesting. While I was gone, I got a message from #2 son, asking about the ingredients to some energy bars we got at Costco. #2 is now 21 years old, in college, while working a third shift job, and has an adorable girlfriend. […]


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