Category: Obsessions

The obsession I can’t cure

I’ve previously blogged about my love of Mustangs. For a brief time, I had a Mustang – a pretty 2005 V6 that I put a lot of money into in order to bring her back to life. Then we moved to the Seattle metro… Continue Reading “The obsession I can’t cure”

Bright Star on Broadway

I have a new obsession. Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star, which is currently running on Broadway. I’m a lifelong lover of bluegrass thanks to my dad, and I got to see Steve, Edie, and Steep Canyon Rangers in concert a few years ago… Continue Reading “Bright Star on Broadway”

Unforgettable Tunes Tuesday

Music owns me. Nothing lets me lose myself like a powerful song. As a writer, I can often envision entire scenes in my head between my characters just because of a melody or refrain. Music soothes my soul or revs me up or inspires… Continue Reading “Unforgettable Tunes Tuesday”

Room with A View

I’m sitting on the floor of my hotel room. The sliding glass door is wide open, the air swooping through the room, carrying with it the sounds and smells of the city I love.  The sun is sinking away now, taking the blue sky… Continue Reading “Room with A View”

Old ink = new ink

I love tattoos.  I got my first tattoo when I was 20.  My sister took me to a tattoo place in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville and my tat was done by this biker dude with a long beard who couldn’t stop laughing at… Continue Reading “Old ink = new ink”

Fangirl Corner: have I ever introduced you to my celebrity boyfriends?

I like to believe that, as a writer, it is my duty to notice and appreciate attractive men.  After all, I can study what makes them tick and what makes them stand out and then allow them to find their way into the fictitious worlds I… Continue Reading “Fangirl Corner: have I ever introduced you to my celebrity boyfriends?”

DIY – Make your own terrarium (and repair the one you killed)

I don’t have a green thumb.  My thumb is as black as they come, which is highly awkward for someone dabbling in herbalism as I am.  But I love plants, and I love terrariums.  I bought one from Twig Terrariums (chronicled here) and paid… Continue Reading “DIY – Make your own terrarium (and repair the one you killed)”

To you, Bill

I had another post planned for this evening, but I’ve just learned that William “Wild Bill” Guarnere – of the 101st Airborne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Easy Company – has passed away.