The 3 AM Crazy

Actually it can come any time between 2 and 4 AM, that time when I usually have to take my first (or sometimes second as I get older) nighttime trip to the bathroom. I groggily get up, stumble to the correct seat, do what I have to do, and stumble back to bed. Then I … More The 3 AM Crazy

For Donald Trump

The Republican candidate for President has openly criticized women about weight. His surrogate, Newt Gingrich, has done the same. Can somebody tell these awful men that they are grossly overweight, probably obese, and have no right to point a finger at any woman with the same problem? But that’s how this society works. I know. … More For Donald Trump

Wicked Wednesday: How to Create a Villain

Originally posted on Wicked Cozy Authors:
We talked about antagonists last week. How about a true villain, the actual bad guy? Let’s again distinguish antagonists from villains, because the former doesn’t necessarily By King-Bee Films Corporation, via Wikimedia Commons include the latter. The Writer and Proud blog talks about villains who aren’t antagonists, but they are rare; some of them…

The Persistent Beast; an ongoing habituation in Pennsylvania

Originally posted on Lindagodfrey's Blog:
Witness sketch provided with permission from “Jessie” Pennsylvania certainly seems to be a hotspot lately for sightings of dogman, wolfman, upright canids–whatever you choose to call the wolf-like creatures that get around on two legs. Most of these encounters could be described as one-time, random incidents. But some reports tell of sightings that…

Finding Your Tribe

I got married four years ago at the ripe old age of 64. I moved into my husband’s large stone house in Berks County, about fifty miles from where I’d lived for forty-six years. I left many things in storage and important things behind…like my “tribe.” There’s a lot of discussion online about “finding one’s … More Finding Your Tribe