My latest YA novel   Today I’m talking about NORMAL. Not that I know what “normal” is, exactly. Except to say, sometimes I lose my way and fixate on the grass around my feet that somehow just doesn’t seem to look as green as the grass on the other side of the pasture. The green I used to have, or was supposed to have. Or thought I had. I don’t know. All I can say is, trying to write about “normal”… Read more »

  The social media news that I’ve been hearing recently is teens are leaving Facebook. My knee jerk response: I’ll come with you. Facebook is not my favorite way to connect online.   Instagram is a way to connect via your pictures   According to a mediabistro article, my attraction to Instagram is due to a desire to escape from Facebook. It’s kind of true. I mean I’ve been on FB for two years, but still I feel like the… Read more »

    Not that long ago, my husband and I were running errands and decided to finish the day by going for a walk. When he turned right out of the Costco parking lot, I immediately said, Wait–this is not the way to nature! This has become a running joke between us, but it’s also indicative of my life right now. I’m all about the nature.   James River   I’m sure there’s probably some psychological explanation. Something to do… Read more »