Seems like yesterday I was blogging about how hard it is to envision the yet-to-be-designed cover of my book Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, and how torturous it is to wait for the galley proof. Today I'm happy to provide two exciting updates: My cover is almost done -- it looks fab! -- and I'm proofing … Continue reading Where Did the Time Go?
This Friday’s Fun Photo post features a tattered, much-loved small book, The May Queen by Alfred Lord Tennyson, owned by Jean Zungola, a friend from one of the writers’ groups I belong to. Jean’s mother used to read this poem to her and her sister when they were children, and Jean inherited the sentimental keepsake … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Jean Zungola’s Little Book
Camels are amazing, virtually sandstorm-proof animals. Three sets of eyelids and two rows of eyelashes keep sand out of their eyes, and nostrils that shut entirely keep sand out of their noses. Fascinating statistics about camels abound. They can run up to 40 miles (64 kilometers) per hour, which is as fast as a racehorse, … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: How to Mount a Camel
I’m sure no one will think me biased if I say that Korra, my Border Collie/German Shepherd mixed-breed dog, is the cutest mutt in the world. Possibly the cutest mutt ever. I know there are plenty of beautiful and adorable mixed-breed dogs out there. I have had others besides Korra. But this dog has so … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Cute Parts of Korra
Warning: Extreme Cuteness Ahead. My friends know I am infatuated with Pomsky puppies. This doesn’t mean I'm rushing out to the nearest pet store (never!) or breeder (make sure they’re reputable!) to get myself a dog bred from a Pomeranian and a Siberian Husky. My pups including my current love Korra are from shelters whenever … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday — Pomsky Puppy-Palooza