Cute Kitten Pictures!

Life can be hard, so here are cute pictures of my dad’s kittens. Stay happy, friends.

Easy Homemade Apple Pie Filling

My parents brought me a box of apples from our tree back home. I remember climbing this tree as a kid and throwing apples to people walking down our street. There’s something so honest and homey about feeding people, and I like it to this day. I washed, peeled, and cored the apples, and then used this recipe to make … Read More

Vote For Pretty Little Dead Girls!

I promise that as class president, there will be a chicken in every pot and a TV in every home room. My friends! Pretty Little Dead Girls is in the running for the Preditors and Editors Annual Reader’s Awards for Best Horror Novel of 2014. I can’t tell you how exciting it is to be nominated! It really, really pleases … Read More

One Year Later

It’s been a year today since our little girls were born.  Today we celebrated Lilia’s birthday (yay!) and I also fiercely missed Seija and Daisy.  But it was a wonderful day filled with happiness.  Yesterday I picked up the girls’ headstone, and isn’t it beautiful?  I think it’s sweet and cheery.  It’s sitting in the back of my vehicle, ready … Read More

A Box of Yo-Yos

Seriously.  A box of Yo-yos.  They came randomly in the mail, and they’re AWESOME.  Thanks, Dad!

Small Town Girl

I had two funerals in three days this week.  I found myself in my husband’s home town. There was no smog and I could see the stars.  I awoke to the sound of birds, cows, and sheep.  Cotton floated through the air.  I wore shorts, low pigtails, and didn’t have a stitch of makeup on my face.  I sat on … Read More

Adding A Happy Chapter

I took a week off of the Williams project because I needed to.  I needed to dance around and fill my mind with butterflies and glitter again instead of hypodermic needles and the smell of antiseptic.  But we just spent two days testing with some of the leading authorities of Williams Syndrome, and my son exceeded all of our expectations.  … Read More