Capture the Sky and Keep Writing!

Capture the Sky and Keep Writing!

The latest rumors portend that you know who may be spitting out a print or digital or audible book EVERY SINGLE MINUTE. The market is totally saturated with everything from fabulous writing to absolute garbage. I lean heavily toward the second category because of the...
Christmas in a Sock?

Christmas in a Sock?

*All grammatical errors intentional* 1933. Oklahoma. December 24, 7:30 p.m. If I want Doodles to sleep warm as buttered biscuits, I’ll have to do some more quilt tucking.   I press it in good and tight all along her side and under her chin. There. Now she won’t...

Dressing, aka Stuffing, aka Filling is Both Personal and Emotional

  Dressing is Emotional It’s emotional because it embodies place, race, memories, holidays, hearth and home. Whatchacallit Matters It seems the term stuffing didn’t fit the decorum of the Victorian upper class, so they renamed it dressing. Today, it depends...
Ants Harvest Jewels, Inspire, and Cause Literary Havoc

Ants Harvest Jewels, Inspire, and Cause Literary Havoc

ANTS! Love ’em or hate ’em, they are a fact of life. Sometimes, they are hailed as heroes; sometimes, they are kind of evil. Ants gather ancient relics and jewels from the earth Listen, if you grew up on a ranch in the mountains of Arizona as I did with no...
CRAZY CAKE! The Craziest Chocolate Cake Ever

CRAZY CAKE! The Craziest Chocolate Cake Ever

  Crazy Chocolate Cake! No eggs, no milk, and a bit of vinegar. Hand mix. You won’t believe the texture. If you follow the instructions and don’t let this cake overbake*, you’re going to throw away all your 15-Steps to the Perfect Chocolate Cake recipes. This one...
French Onion Meatballs in Broth

French Onion Meatballs in Broth

This recipe is on the Internet, but I Jodi-ized it with a few changes! I mean, if you’re going to name something “French-Onion,” then it ought to drip with the flavor of onions, right? I thought so, too. French Onion Meatballs in Broth Are Both...
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