Hurricane Ian. September 28

1. Doing fine so far this morning! The storm turned a bit south last night. Pretty quiet, actually. Power & water still good. 2. Hurricane Ian/Tampa update. We’re finally seeing some wind and heavier rain. I went out walking earlier and the Hillsborough River water level was pretty low. 3. Power out! Going offline to

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Side rant. September 12

Writers venting destructively about writing. Rant follows. Sometimes I see meme-type (not personal) posts venting about writing on my feed that are fucking stupid and worse than unhelpful, outright destructive of writerly sanity and joy. I’ve learned to leave those posts alone. I can’t make the people sharing these things stop hurting themselves through the

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Adventure du jour! August 4

Another good bit from exercising this morning, this time from yoga. I’ve always struggled with keeping my balance. This morning, I’m doing a half-assed, one-legged tree pose and I suddenly start saying, “I’m *going* to fall. I’m *going* to wobble and I’m *going* to fall.” At that point, my wobbling got worse but I didn’t

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Adventure du jour! August 3

[This was the first post in what would become the pretty epic saga of recovering from a bad marriage, reclaiming friendships, rebuilding my body using yoga and walking, and writing a book. It’s still ongoing as I type this, but this is the first post, originally from Facebook, that I can find.] This morning’s “out

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