My son is five and a half. He is inquisitive, has a boundless imagination and preternatural hearing except when he is not listening; which is usually when I am asking him to do something he’d rather not do. My husband […]
I love getting pictures of kids reading (and apparently enjoying) the book!
Last night I couldn’t sleep. I was fretting and my mind was running in circles. A poem from my high school years tapped at the edges of my consciousness but I couldn’t remember the exact words and it was annoying. […]
In the spirit of the season….A Pome (“poem”) as my ninth grade english teacher would have said). By the way except for some bits of Shakespeare (Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra, R&J) I can never memorize anything but for some reason […]
Finally…I hate to admit it because I love winter. I love fresh, white snow and crisp, cold air that crackles in my lungs- incidentally NY has nothing on Ontario where I grew up, where my glasses were iced with frozen […]
OK, Murphy’s law being what it is (for those of you that don’t know it- it’s whatever can go wrong will go wrong), my email link on the website is not working at the moment. Please send enter your PoodleRat […]
Great beginnings. Great first lines. I’ve been wrestling with a new beginning to my book (Feltus Ovalton and the Awful Becoming)- or perhaps I should change that to awful beginning? This often happens once I start the revision process. Something […]