Over on Facebook, Samuel R. Delany, answering a question in a post, offered the best and most succinct writing advice anyone has ever codified. Here, in its entirety, it is: (Read the rest at Flogging Babel)Continue reading →
Ashleigh is a late-60s wife, mother and grandmother, with varied interests including genealogy, writing, reading, and gaming. She's been known by many names over the course of her life and called many more. She generally answers best to Ashleigh or Nonna.
A friend was recently musing about the numbness and sense of dis-connectedness they are experiencing at present. I understand that loss, or at least something similar. I keep returning in my thoughts to the Influenza pandemic of 1918 (Spanish Flu), … Continue reading →
I’m listening to Tracy Chapman sing her song “Behind the Doors, and remembering a time in my life when I was the one who heard the screaming …Continue reading →
So, there I was, in bed, checking my email (a lot of my days start out this way), when I saw one from Snapchat. “Whatthe?” goes I, wondering why I had anything from Snapchat in my email.Continue reading →
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There are several other places that I can be found, other than here. Some of them are: Mewe Twitter Newgrounds DeviantArt PillowFort Diaspora My WordPress blog – Oh, this would be here. PaganSpace Our Coven webspace My mostly private blog … Continue reading →
What seems a lifetime ago, I used to write fanfic, mainly in the Harry Potter fandom. Unlike a number of folks I know, I remained below the radar and never gained a great following, which actually suits me fine. “Fame and fortune, that’s not for me!”
I’m cleaning out old files and found this drabble I wrote for one of the HP lists back then, got a giggle and thought I’d share.
Originally written for the (now long-vanished) after_class group on yahoogroups.com for a dictionary drabble challenge. Standard and customary disclaimers regarding copyright, ownership, and the lack thereof by myself apply.Continue reading →
Yes, I’m aware that’s not how the Latin phrase actually goes, but fidget suits my mood better that fuget. I’m having some difficulty in accepting that in just over a week, I will have reached the mythical, once legendary, age … Continue reading →
I’ve just gone through many pages of registered “subscribers” for the blog. Everyone of them appears to be a fake email address, hoping to get a toe under the lines, in order to exploit the site and who knows what. … Continue reading →
So, 2019 is becoming my year of Ouch. June 28, I had my second Carpal Tunnel procedure done, along with one at the elbow (Ulnar Tunnel). Last year, I had the other wrist done, and it’s healed nicely. This year, … Continue reading →