Indie Chick Swag

I’ve never really belonged to a club, let alone a secret club (except for the super secret ones regarding grade school crushes that are too … Read the rest



A Romantic Quickie Wins Me 2nd Place

So a while back, my super hip sister sent me a link to a fiction writing contest hosted by The Indie Chicks. This Monday morning … Read the rest



Possibly The Best Poetry Reading I Almost Experienced

Given San Francisco’s rich literary history and active culture, going to a poetry reading was on the top of my hit list during a recent … Read the rest



SEO & My Favorite Clayboy, Gumby

Just one of the reasons why I love working for the rock star SEO team at CCSEO Web Visibility: they just launched Gumbyworld for Premavision! … Read the rest



To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street

You never can tell what you’ll find when you “keep your eyelids up and see what you can see”—as Dr. Seuss famously wrote.  I confess … Read the rest



Bikini Barista Surprise

Passing out at the wheel on a drizzly two hour drive from the Seattle suburbs to Bellingham, Washington, my hubz and I decided to pull … Read the rest



Over 256 Coffee Shops in Seattle. Here’s one.

I just spent three weeks in the suburbs of Seattle and, although my novel revision stalled completely (*grits teeth*), I managed some super-useful fieldwork. My … Read the rest



Hollyhocks Love Legend

Hollyhocks are one of my favorite flowers from childhood.  They bloomed in large, tall pillars along my aunt’s village house in Poland, where I loved to … Read the rest



Masks and Profanity

I took my six-year old daughter and a good friend of hers to a Friday Night Gallery Walk, a first for them both.  They were … Read the rest