It’s morning. Do you know where your soul is?

It’s morning. Do you know where your soul is?

I’m on the road doing college/parenting stuff. I’ll have new posts when I return. Reposted from August 2015. It’s morning. Do you know where your soul is? A conversations over coffee and musings about the lives of others. This morning I met for coffee with my brother’s friend James. James is one of those people I … Continue reading

It was just a thing.

It was just a thing.

Pleasant Van Dusen. For no reason at all I was thinking about a part of my life that I don’t share with my children or husband – my past life – my very distant past life. Nobody needs to know my entire history with Pleasant. He was in and out of my life for years … Continue reading

2019 Summer Reading: Long Books You’ll Savor

2019 Summer Reading: Long Books You’ll Savor

  Some stories just can’t be told in three hundred and fifty pages. Some stories need at least eight hundred pages, or twelve hundred, or even a few more than that. For me long books are like road trips. Epic road trips. My kind of road trips. Don’t be intimidated by long books. Read them. … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Morcant and the Mermaid

Short Story Sunday: Morcant and the Mermaid

Druce held out his arm while his friend Morcant cleaned and bandaged the wounds. “I was out fishing on the rocks. She’d been coming there to meet me for the past few months. At first she’d just poke her head out of the water and look at me for a bit then swim away. After … Continue reading

Burning Questions #56: Dancing With The Heavenly Bodies

Burning Questions #56: Dancing With The Heavenly Bodies

Welcome to Vampire Maman’s Famous BURNING QUESTIONS. Get on your dancing shoes (or roller skates) and come with me… Dancing With the Stars Devil Angels. This week we’re getting into the realm of Dan Brown. Just kidding, we’re not looking for clues, or even a best seller. We’re just looking for an answer, clues or not. … Continue reading

Conversations on Trout and Life with Vampires

Conversations on Trout and Life with Vampires

Conversations on Trout and Life with Vampires One morning in August of 2015 morning Garrett (then age 19) and I stopped by to see Great Great Great Grandmama Lola. Even as Vampires go she is old (born the same year as Geoffrey Chaucer), but she looks all of twenty-six. In her living room was a … Continue reading