The Halfway mark of my #100Days challenge was yesterday. I haven’t been posting my weekly progress, I’m still measuring every Monday, and spent an hour one day researching the difference between a waist and an abdomen. When I started tracking this back in January, I told myself I wanted to lose about 4-6 inches from […]

Over the weekend we acquired a kitten from PAAW – the Pet Adoptive Alternative in Warren. After Zeus died, I wasn’t sure we’d be a two-cat home again, but I knew Doug and Loki would let me know if and when they were ready for a new friend. I left it up to Doug, figuring […]

I spent my workout day resting and focused instead on some stretching. No one wants to hear about that so let’s just get to the metrics. Day 46/Day 2 PBJ – It’s not really a ghost. We have another chicken salad-wrapped crescent roll, sauteed asparagus and a Roma tomato with goat cheese and a roasted […]

There’s some secular-religious discussion here, so if it bothers you or clashes with your personal image of me, you can sit on it and spin. I’m not Catholic, but I observe Lent. I don’t believe you have to be particularly religious to appreciate parables and mythologies woven into the fabric of mainstream religions, and the […]

(there are probably more than a few seamspeople, but I wanted to throw as wide a net as possible) This is my Dad. He retired from the Detroit Police Force in 1996. I wear this badge I pilfered from my mother’s jewelry box many years ago. It has his badge number. My dad used to […]

For the second year in a row, Berkley VFW Post 9222 has agreed to be the staging point for the final ceremony. a frenzy of power will be raised, culminating at midnight when the Auction will be unleashed!  It’s time for the annual Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers Monster Mash for Literacy Bash! Gather […]