Humourous Quotes About Writing

“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” Philip Roth“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” Stephen King“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” George Orwell...more

The Wiring in My Brain

The wiring in my brain lacks certain vital circuits. After years of struggling against my basic intellectual makeup, I have finally accepted that there are large black holes in my brain that deal with technology and even simple mechanics. I am content to manage our large home, renovate, garden, landscape and write. I do not care one whit that the kids laugh in disbelief because I cannot figure out the T.V. or cell phone....more

"Sweetheart, Did You Say Someone Lives In Your Toe?"

Oh wow! This has to be the cutest story I have ever heard. So SWEET! Cuddles to David, no matter ...more

I Was An Enigma To My Obstetrician

    This is your call;  this is your vocation;  this is your witness to the world melanie jean juneau ...more

The Dog ate the Turkey, The Raccoons Blew the Transformer,...

=   This is your call; this is your vocation; this is your witness to the world            Every single time Michael attends a conference or leaves for a long weekend,something   goes wrong at our house. Just two months ago, he was gone for two weeks and a total of ten accidents and ...more

I Predict A Riot - 5 ‘Me Time’ Exit Strategies

When you co-habit a space with dogs, men and children (and some days it’s hard to tell the difference even when not squinting) there are times when you need a quick exit plan....more

Pounds and Time...It is All so Confusing

I recently returned from traveling and can’t seem to shake a problem I had with the airlines on the weight of my luggage.  I am amazed and somewhat ashamed at how much stuff I took with me, but to defend myself, I was packing to be gone three weeks! How did the nomadic people do it?  Traveling from place to place with all their belongings and no suitcases?  I wish I knew one to interview!  I just know it would have made a difference in the w...more

Excuse me, But my parents are hippies

( may or may not contain " back in my day" references) Excuse me, but my parents are hippies. As a brainchild of the early Eighties, growing up was tough enough....more


THE MANTELPIECE DIET  Desperation has set in. 50 is supposed to be the new 40, but suddenly it means what it did when I was 12; 50 is ancient; but ok I can handle the age. Isn’t it supposed to be the time when you finally get your mind together…. ...more