Holiday Escape

There’s a only a few days before Christmas is finally here and Minnesota truly is a frozen tundra. This year holiday, I’m thankful for buying that oversized, puffy pink coat that was a little more expensive because I’m as warm as Eskimo in an igloo. I’m waddling around like a pink penguin, warm and happyContinue reading “Holiday Escape”

Electric Moments

This week my life got a jolt of the wrong kind. The coil inside my electric oven decided to go haywire and I heard the sound of someone sticking a fork in a toaster as my lunch cooked in the oven. Sparks flew and my heart jumped to my throat. My lunch flew out ofContinue reading “Electric Moments”

Sunday Posting

Some time has passed and I haven’t posted. This time off has been good and bad. Having more time for other things more festive have been a blessing but part of me feels off track. I guess this means that putting my own prompts into practice have created the habit I desired. Since Sunday hasContinue reading “Sunday Posting”

Merry Christmas!

One of my favorite times of year is finally here and I’m writing from mom and dad’s kitchen table this morning. The Minnesota crock pots are all lined up and ready for wild rice soup and appetizers. My family has the tradition of making tons of appetizers of all kinds instead of a big meal.Continue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Christmas Dinner Parties

Last night was our first mini get-together with old work friends to exchange stories of co-workers of Christmas past. Our table was a little different this year because the past few we weren’t able to get together for everyone’s health and safety. This year was our first time seeing each other after many of usContinue reading “Christmas Dinner Parties”

Paying It Forward

The week of Christmas is going to be a short blog week because I always wait until later to talk about my family and husband. Traditions, memories, and annoyances make it into my posts because I write about the life of a writer on top of sharing writing prompts. Speaking of the writing life, fittingContinue reading “Paying It Forward”

Fantasy Writing Week

The day ended and I had to take a deep breathe. Answering the incoming emails and catching up on tasks made me do a double take in late afternoon. The last time I looked at the clock it was lunchtime and then the end of the day was there in a the blink of anContinue reading “Fantasy Writing Week”

Christmas Fantasy Week

The week of Christmas is here and in the blink of an eye it will be gone and the New Year will be here. I started celebrating and getting into the spirit around Halloween and every year I don’t want the festivities and celebrations to end. There’s something about the lights, decorations, and all thingsContinue reading “Christmas Fantasy Week”