Last week, I returned from vacation (more about that later, I hope) on Monday. On Tuesday around noon, I received a phone call from my AM job’s supervisor: (paraphrasing) “We lost a clerk. We’re going to need you to work in the main office some, split shifts, opening at 6,Continue Reading

I’ve been reading Adam Savage’s “Every Tool’s a Hammer,” and mid-book, came across a section about creative momentum. I’m familiar with the concept, and have dealt with it on physical projects – or failed to, like the half a scarf I made once, that’s still sitting in a box waitingContinue Reading

Early Thursday morning, I woke up and had a completely surreal episode of strange symptoms that came and went with no predictability. I can’t say how long it lasted, because I lost consciousness a couple of times. The best guess I could throw at it was a panic attack withContinue Reading

She felt the void on the bookshelf as if it were her empty stomach, compressing and demanding to be filled. The Book could be hers again, but only at a terrible cost: the deepest secret she’s ever held. Only she knew the truth of the experiment, as she was theContinue Reading

“I’m neither an optimist, nor a pessimist, but a possibilist.” – Max Lerner Writing prompt: Write about all the possibility when chasing your dreams. I’ve said I’m a realist, but that was before I came across the term “possibilist.” I am absolutely a possibilist. The term applies to me inContinue Reading

I wake up way before I “need” to every day. In the early days of my RA & fibromyalgia diagnoses, I really needed this time to wake up fully. More recently, I’m able to wake up faster, so this is a good time to write. Since the pandemic became aContinue Reading