The day the music died ….. it didn’t.

Sometime in late 2010, my husband dropped his iPod in the toilet.  It fell out of his pocket and I never asked for details because frankly I did not want to hear them. It was clearly gone, even more so after he went ahead and stuck it in a bowl of uncooked rice that heContinue reading “The day the music died ….. it didn’t.”

Meet the Football Team from Washington D.C.

When George Marshall changed the name of his football team from the Boston Braves to the Boston Redskins in 1932, he may or may not have meant it as a tribute to the team’s coach William Henry Dietz. Glen Beck thinks that he did, but then again Glen Beck thinks a lot of things thatContinue reading “Meet the Football Team from Washington D.C.”

“To Say Nothing of the Dog” and what I learned from Connie Willis

When I picked up my own pen to start writing fiction in late 2010, I quickly discovered that I couldn’t read the novels of others while I was writing my own. Just couldn’t. This was a real problem because reading books was my favorite pastime. I moved on to flash faction, to playing online wordContinue reading ““To Say Nothing of the Dog” and what I learned from Connie Willis”