Category: Current Events

The Poop

Yesterday my 21 year old daughter shoveled up an entire big brown grocery bag full of dog poop. I didn’t have to ask. She offered. Our dog is huge. Our yard is fairly large with a lot of oak and citrus trees, no lawn,… Continue Reading “The Poop”

As We Shelter In Place

Why is it that those of us who’ve written apocalyptic fiction are the ones who take apocalyptic fact the most seriously? It seems that way doesn’t it? I told that to a writer friend of mine tonight. She was frustrated by all the stupid… Continue Reading “As We Shelter In Place”

Burning Question #19: Drinking Holes

This week’s burning question is from the smart and beautiful Jessica, a young Vampire who jets sets between Las Vegas and New York. Thanks Jessica! Straws have been in the news lately. I’m talking drinking straws here. Some countries are banning plastic straws. I… Continue Reading “Burning Question #19: Drinking Holes”

Burning Question #3

I want answers. Don’t just click on this page and run away. DO THE POLL. Don’t be afraid. I have questions for the ages. These questions are important. Today I will ask the THIRD (#3) of FIFTY (50) BURNING QUESTIONS. YOU will provide the… Continue Reading “Burning Question #3”

Teens

Half a dozen teens ate Tide Pods. About half a million people tweeted about it. Twenty million believed that half a million kids were eating Tide Pods. Thirty Million posted memes on Facebook about kids eating Tide Pods. Those same people are now criticizing… Continue Reading “Teens”

Short Story Sunday: Slut

Yesterday I was driving home. We’ve just had the first rain of the year. A full rainbow, the complete arc, from end to end was in the sky before me. And I don’t know what it was, maybe something on the radio, a flash… Continue Reading “Short Story Sunday: Slut”

Real Monsters – Adults Behaving Badly

Yes, you’ve come to the right place. Yes, I’m the one with the logo that states My Mom Blogs about Vampires.  But the key word today is MOM.  I blog about parenting. I blog about talking to kids and communications. I blog about uncomfortable… Continue Reading “Real Monsters – Adults Behaving Badly”

It Isn’t All About You (Installment 347, Stupid Writers)

I’m not the kind to post things that will welcome haters and trolls to my blog. I hope this will not start a shit storm but I’m doing it anyway. I blocked out the names here to try to prevent it, but who knows… Continue Reading “It Isn’t All About You (Installment 347, Stupid Writers)”

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