February 2020

Well, here we are. As you can see, I finally made the plunge and updated the website from the old, discontinued template to a new one . . . which is still an older template and so it will probably be discontinued any day now that I’ve chosen to use it for my site. I’m not completely happy with the… Continue Reading


January 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I love a new year and all the possiblities it holds. We all have so much optimism at the beginning of the year . . . but usually my optimism runs out by March, lol. #500Stories#500Nights Update As will probably be the case most of the time, my list is skewed toward… Continue Reading


December 2019

Well, here we go. The last month of the year, and it is CRUNCH TIME. My class has three papers AND a group project due the first week of December, and a longer paper due the second week. Then it’s Christmas break and I get a few weeks to catch my breath–catch my breath as… Continue Reading


November 2019

Oh, brother, am I ever SWAMPED with things I need to get done before the end of the year. Here it is, winter already, and I’ve got so much school, work, writer, and home stuff that is still left undone. How did this happen? The next few weeks are going to be chaos for me.… Continue Reading


October 2019

Summer went by way too fast, but at least it means the most wonderful time of the year is here: fall! All three days of it, here in North Dakota! I guess I shouldn’t complain, though. Usually we’ve had a solid killing frost by now, but our temperatures have been pretty mild. Montana is in… Continue Reading


September 2019

Well! I guess you can tell how my July/August went, considering I completely missed the August post! Part of the problem is just summer in North Dakota. Our good-weather-season is so short that you want to try and suck every bit of life out of it that you can. And with this being the first… Continue Reading


July 2019

Well, rats! Remember that story I was working on last month, the one set in space? The submission call for that one was supposed to close at the end of July, and I had another story I wanted to write for a call that closed at the end of June, so I put the space… Continue Reading