I think they know…Mama J update (cat tales)

It’s not like me to be running, and yet, over the last ten days, I was going somewhere for nine of them. And even when I was kind of home, I had outdoor projects and all sorts of things happening and so I didn’t get to sit down at my desk the way I...

Should You Worry About Ebook Piracy? ( Writing Advice)

My latest writing advice blog post over at my Patreon just went public, so I’m inviting you to hop on over and see it. Here’s a snippet: EBook pirates are much the same way. There’s a sense of entitlement that comes from being able to get something...

Should You Worry About eBook Pricing?

My latest writing advice blog post over at my Patreon just went public, so I’m inviting you to hop on over and see it. Here’s a snippet: So what can you, the author do about pricing if you independently publish? If you’re with a publisher, then you...

Do you have to focus? (Writing Advice)

My latest writing advice blog post over at my Patreon just went public, so I’m inviting you to hop on over and see it. Here’s a snippet: In the coaching world it’s called being multi-passionate, and you’re told to niche down. To narrow what...
Matching Mouthpieces (Sax on Friday)

Matching Mouthpieces (Sax on Friday)

I haven’t talked about my teaching myself to play saxophone, mostly because there wasn’t much to say. But after the success I had with the new clarinet mouthpieces (and did I mention they’re pretty?), I wanted one for my saxophone. I found this...

The Joys of Senior Kitties

My mom adopted Belle from a chain pet store where she lived probably close to 14 or so years ago. Her story was that she’d been left in a box on the humane society’s doorstep and for a great many years whenever mom tried to adopt a kitten/second cat, she...

My Perfect Mouthpiece

I’m not quite sure what happened to the Yamaha mouthpiece that came with my clarinet. I know I still have it. But I think it might be in a case somewhere from one of my other clarinets (I have a ton of cheap, used, old ebay models I was going to refurbish), and...

Indoor Lizard Garden Update

Previously I’d blogged about wanting to grow greens inside for my bearded dragons. Well, finally about three weeks ago, I got those kitty litter buckets setup and I planted one with collard greens and one with arugula. I have a “window ledge” in our...

It’s Okay To Take a Break (Writing Advice)

My latest writing advice blog post over at my Patreon just went public, so I’m inviting you to hop on over and see it. Here’s a snippet: So this week I want to let you know that it is okay to take a break. Shifting gears, cleaning things up that have been...

Awaiting Shedding Season (Sunday Horses)

There comes a time every late winter when you expect spring to be just around the corner. The narcissus (early daffodils) are up and blooming, not just here but in the wild patches along our gravel road. We just had our “late season snow” that inevitably...

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