Monthly Archives: October 2012

Published: Sort of Like a Cat

I’m super excited to share my poem, Sort of Like a Cat which was published today at Every Day Poets. Yay! I wrote this poem as a part of a last year’s November poem-a-day challenge. It was inspired by a … Continue reading

Next Big Thing

I try to blog every week, but lately it’s been difficult to keep my mind on writing-related stuff so when Linda Bloodworth invited me to to participate in The Next Big Thing blog train I agreed. Inretrospect that may not … Continue reading

Sandra McKenzie

My mother, Sandra McKenzie, passed away on October 11th, 2012. I have a lot of grieving to do and things to work through that I won’t be doing publicly (and maybe a little that I will). For today, however, I … Continue reading

Published: Memories

My vignette, Memories, is included in Issue #4 of Vine Leaves Literary Journal. It was actually published at the very begining of this month but I had other things on my mind then so I decided to post about it … Continue reading

This and That

It’s Danica’s birthday today 🙂 She is now fifteen. Fifteen! Dude. That breaks my brain a little bit. For real. I am the proudest mother in the world. Danica is a kind, intelligent, creative young lady who is made of … Continue reading

Fuck Cancer

My mom has been diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. She is trying to stay positive and so am I but my success varies from moment to moment. Sometimes I do very well, but I can fall apart in the … Continue reading