“Once I read through a house catching on fire.
Are you capable of reading–or writing–through a house fire? Then it’s time you take a proactive approach to kitchen safety. Writer (and reader) Katharine Eliska Kimbriel offers up tested techniques to keep you much safer in the kitchen and get you back to work quickly.
Last week at Camp Lipizzan, which happens around these parts roughly once a month (openings in February and March, just send me a ping), we were having a horse-intensive, as opposed to a writer-intensive, which meant my mission was to … Continue reading
But round about St Marculf’s Day I began dreaming about adopting cats. One night I’d dream I was adopting my old cats, only they were young again. The next night, I dreamed about a kitten I’d never seen before. Next night it was an old moggy out of the animal shelter. By mid-July, I was howling, “All right, all right! We’ll get more cats!”
Since you’ve at least pretended to pay attention to my home improvements, you deserve some kitten pictures.
My mom made wild grape jelly out of these sour little guys. It takes gallons to make any jelly to speak of, because they’re 65% seed inside and 25% skin outside. But the skin’s the best part. She didn’t need to add any pectin to make it gel. The jelly was almost black and packed with flavor.
Yesterday I had friends over and one of them, Kim Hirschman of Uncertainty Studios, flat-out gave me one of her hand-made felt hats. Here it is.
Serano answers a question that I’ve always wanted to ask: why the trans person’s journey doesn’t get included much in the GLB discourse about problems with gender in our society.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, 63% of Americans report they don’t get enough sleep at night. Scientists are trying to put the blame on technology, saying the use of television and computers prior to sleep throws off natural melatonin … Continue reading
Time for another garden post. Two weeks ago I mentioned the unusually late spring we’ve been having. Well, summer is now officially here – with the help of 20,000 druids camped out at Stonehenge to see in the Summer Solstice … Continue reading
Recently, a couple of things have gotten me thinking about this delicate balance between my need for deep inner silence/listening-silence, uninterrupted focused writing time, play-with-others, and the nourishment of a larger community. I think that most of us move back … Continue reading