WIshing…

I'm having one of THOSE days. You know them - the kind where you pick up one thing and then, bored with it, put it back down. You pat your cat, but he stomps away. You think about cooking dinner but it seems too much trouble. You struggle with a new task but it doesn't…

Connecting to the real writer’s life

Ach. I am fed up with myself. I've been a self-described writer for several years now and my publication list is just terrible. It all started out pretty marvy, with lots of articles published about my silly life, a story published here and there, some entries in various professional publications. Then I got lost in…

Customer Service?

I've had the misfortune to have to deal with companies over the last few weeks by phone. One was to discuss my phone service, the other was to ask about a car loan. In both cases the service was relatively muddy but eventually clear, and it took way longer to accomplish than I thought, but…