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Book launch!!

Dear Readers, it is with unmitigated delight that I share with you this tremendous news: my first novel will be published here in the UK on 4 May. 849 more words


Ode To a Basement Dweller

The time has finally arrived. Our nest will once again be empty, starting this Saturday. Our basement dweller of almost a year is moving into his own apartment. 627 more words


It Takes A Village (Or A couple Of Cities)

With my upcoming trip to New Zealand, I have to consider care for my canaries and, more crucially,  Mrs. Beeton, my pink parakeet.It turns out that she, too, has travel plans. 793 more words


Moving in, out, up, and down

There are times when I’m talking to The Mom over Skype and as she runs me through the details of her week, it amounts almost exclusively to something like: people came with stuff, left stuff, took stuff, brought more stuff, moved stuff around, and then left with less stuff than originally advertised. 776 more words

Moving Home

A Frenzied Sunday

I have said for years that I feel my house has a revolving front door — through which my Boomerang adult children frequently pass…sometimes for short periods of time; sometimes for long stays. 928 more words


I Wasn't A Girl Guide For Nothing

As I recall, the Girl Guide motto is ‘Be Prepared’. Come to think of it, that may also be the Scouting movement’s motto as well. No matter. 793 more words


Full House Again

Everything old is new again. So much for the empty nest. A couple of months after the first kid boomeranged, the second one came back. 380 more words