Momming Monday: Springing Ahead

Momming Monday: Springing Ahead

Yeah, today’s the Time Change. Just when you’ve gotten used to getting up when it’s finally beginning to lighten outside, you get knocked back to waking at Oh-Dark-Hundred. Seems like this whole “Spring Ahead” thing does nothing but put...

Heat: It’s Nothing New

So I was sauteing chicken on the driveway yesterday when one of my kids comes around the corner from the deck where he’s smacking wasp nests out of the grill and he says to me, “Mom, I think it’s the hottest day that’s ever been.” I was...

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Whither the Weather?

…or “This time, it’s personal.” Today, it was 94 F. Last week, it was 64 F and I ran down to the basement multiple times in the middle of writing, cooking, cleaning, laundry, and/or driving somewhere with green clouds in my rearview mirror...

When the Levee Breaks

Yep, it’s Zep. But it’s also much older than those particular gods themselves. The song originally referred to the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and was written by Blues duo Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie (the only female blues artist considered on...

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Save The Environment

What are you doing to the environment? No, this is not going to be a post about recycling, or reducing your carbon footprint, or considering alternative energy sources (although for the record, think about doing any or all those things in some small way, because...

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