Random Things

Nashville Trip

Nashville Trip

I went to a book signing for the first time on Saturday. My friend, Amy Brock McNew, was signing at a Barnes and Noble in Nashville so my siblings and I decided to take a day trip. I’m a dangerous driver so I was more than happy to let my brother drive. We survived so […]

Packing For Your Writing Conference

Packing For Your Writing Conference

We have about seven weeks until Realm Makers. That’s a scary and exciting thought. Is anyone else still trying to pull everything together for the pitching sessions? Yeah, me too. Is anyone else starting to pack? Ok, I’m not necessarily packing right now but I am getting some of my stuff together. On that note, […]

I Have My Reasons

I Have My Reasons

I read Me Before You last summer. It broke me. I wanted to throw my Kindle across the room or cry. So naturally I want to see the movie. Why? Because this movie makes me want to save lives. Because people need to know their lives are worth living. Because suicide (whether assisted or by one’s own […]

Villains

Villains

Kylo Ren: “Your son is gone. He was weak and foolish like his father, so I destroyed him.”
Han Solo: “That’s what Snoke wants you to believe, but it’s not true. My son is alive.”

Loner Hand

Since there’s a decent chance you’re not from the Midwest or some part of Ontario (aka the Euchre Belt), you may not understand the significance of these cards. It’s basically the best hand you can get. If you’re holding these cards you call it “alone”. Euchre is a partner game and you ask that partner […]

Antiheroes

Antiheroes

Han Solo: Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.

The Great Roach Hunt

The Great Roach Hunt

“There’s a giant roach loose in our house. On an unrelated note, we have insurance, right? In case the house accidentally burns down?” That was the text I sent my husband one morning. Anyone who knows how I feel about crickets (Cricket Warfare 101: Subtlety, Sabotage, Misdirection, Psychological Warfare, Treaties and Allies) can well imagine […]