This is my 100th post.  When I started this blog, I didn’t exactly imagine where I would be by the time I had written this many posts, so I can’t say whether I’m further ahead or behind than where I thought I’d be.  In this regard, I had no expectations.  It’s kind of nice, for […]

“I prefer the darker ending.”

Hubby and I recently watched two versions of Invasion of the Body Snatchers.  The 1978 version with Donald Sutherland and the original black-and-white from 1956.  Each of the story lines were similar, each had its own “special” effects, but the endings were very different. ***SPOILER ALERT*** In the original, the invasion starts locally, in a small (fictional) […]


Again.  Which means, for the second time in a row, I’ve had a 22 day cycle.  Last time, I thought it was a fluke, and it pissed me off.  Now I’m starting to worry. Now that Hubby’s crazy conference weekend is over, he called to schedule his next SA, a week from today, and he’ll […]

Puppy Love

I had not one, but two home visits today with families that have recently acquired a puppy.  Both were probably mutts, one short-haired with a sweet face and sad eyes, and the other a teeny, fluffy, Maltese-looking thing.  Both pretty small for little ones to be handling. At the first visit, the one with the […]

June Poem

A few weeks ago, Mel challenged her MFA Sunday School students to write a villanelle.  This was a new one for me.  And quite difficult.  It’s metered, rhymed, and two of the lines are repeated at very specific places within the form.  This is what I came up with.  It’s a very rough draft, and still untitled, so be […]