Bye, bye News

Sorry, news deliverers and news junkies, I am checking out. I can hear the criticism now. You have your head in the sand. Those who are suffering can’t “check out;” it is evidence of your privilege that you can choose to do that. You are delusional if you think ignoring the news will just make…

Whatsoever things

Do you know the primary purpose of romance writing? Romance gives hope. Not just today’s romance, which runs the gamut from sweet, chaste discovery of new love to erotic passion with no real love at all. It is also the romantic writers of the past, who chose to focus on the beauty of the world…

Jane

Originally posted on Beth Warstadt:
“My mom’s name is Jane.  She is 81 years old, and she is failing.” I wrote that five months ago. July, 2016. It is January 2017, and I should have known better. My mom is a survivor. My son said, “Stop calling us home to say goodbye, and then the…

Online can be Spectacular!

When I started this blog, my goal was to provide a respite–a distraction, if you will–for minds weary of the trials and tribulations of real life. I had no idea, none of us did, that our definition of “trials and tribulations” would change forever in the Spring of 2020. But there is great ingenuity to…