It's almost Friday again and time for Friday Fictioneers and my tall tale of 100 words. My story is inspired by Stephen King's Lawnmower Man. Our gracious host is Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  I hope to be able to read some of the others' stories this time as will be heading out on Saturday again. Hoping to get a laptop or more data on my iPhone. I know I got too many She did this....but I'm squished for time.  Critiques welcome. :-)...more

'Prince of Thorns': Bloodthirsty, Epic, Anti-Hero Fun!

When I introduced 'The Book Circle' in my last post, I promised only 'Killer' reads would come from the hallowed minds of the circle... for my first 'Book Circle' review, I have decided to go one better with a truly Killer series. ...more


It’s Friday and time for fiction of 100 words, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-FieldsI'm a dream girl but not much into fantasy, but I thought it's time I spread my wings and fly a little.  Everything is possible. ...more

The Cloud

To the naked eye, The Cloud is exactly what you might think. It lingers high in the sky, floats there, moving around our world - morphing from stratus to cumulus to cumulonimbus, depending upon how far away from the surface it wants to be.  It's not difficult to get to, you can take a plane. In fact, all it takes is one quick phone call, and it's been known to meet you half way. The inside, however, is …  Well, it's something to behold....more

The North Wind Doth Blow and other Essential Nursery Rhymes

NURSERY RHYMES AND OTHER NONSENSE ARE ESSENTIAL TO EVERY CHILD’S DEVELOPEMENT. It is up to mothers to ensure their children are inundated with nonsense....more

Walter Mitty and Other Fantasies

Have you had a little too much reality in 2013?  Too many emails from your boss, your child's teacher, your lawyer?  Have you had some days where you wish you could say goodnight an hour after you've gotten up?  Ahem, I have...and that is why The Secret Life of Walter Mitty had  me levitating in the theatre....more
Deb RoxYou won't regret the time or $ to see it.  I can't say that about all the movies out ...more

Yes, There is a Santa Claus: Enabling My Son's Belief Even When I'm Over It

I expected this to happen sooner or later.  After all, Diego is 9 years old and how much longer could I really expect him to buy into the Santa Claus thing? He really wants to be a believer in all the holiday fantasies.  He enjoys the magic of all of it. He even had me enabling his beliefs when I ran out on St. Patrick's Day and bought him green gifts so he would think the leprechauns really did visit....more

Me Time

Being the mother of 4 and a full time career women, I don't get much time to myself.  Although I must admit now that 2 of my boys have left home and the other 2 are both teenagers, I do get a lot more me time. Me time is a purely selfish time when no one else exists.  I am the only person that matters.  A time where I get to decide what to do and where to do it.  These are sensual moments for me....more

Interview with Florence Byham Weinberg, author of 'Anselm, a Metamorphosis'

My guest today is Florence Byham Weinberg, author of the metaphysical fantasy, Anselm, a Metamorphosis, just published by Twilight Times Books....more