Weekly Photo Challenge: Boundaries

This week's photo challenge theme is "Boundaries," exploring the creative potential of limits, borders, and dividers of all types. My recent trip to Napa Valley highlighted various boundaries, here, there and everywhere. There are wineries for miles. Grapes on the vine In their own special line Tasted in this line, from left to right...or else you blew … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Boundaries


Here's my list for the Love/Hate challenge you may have seen going around the blogosphere. After reading Mark's list on his blog Exile on Pain Street, I felt this rush to write a list of my own and here it is. I wasn't tagged nor am I going to tag anyone, but if you want … Continue reading Love/Hate

What happens to a closed Barnes & Noble? I’ll tell you.

In my sleepy town, the world shuts down at 8:30 pm. Once upon a time, our town had a Barnes & Noble, and at that time, our little town stayed up until 9:00 pm., maybe even sometimes 10:00 pm. It was a sad day when they closed their doors, and I was there. I had purchased a few … Continue reading What happens to a closed Barnes & Noble? I’ll tell you.

A Sip Away – Friday Fictioneers – 12/27/13

It's time for Friday Fictioneers. I hope everyone had a lovely holiday. I've run out of steam. I wrote this on Friday evening and even poured a glass of wine for inspiration. Naturally, the wine makes an appearance. Thanks as always to Rochelle, and to Doug MacIlroy for the stunning photo. Click HERE for more stories … Continue reading A Sip Away – Friday Fictioneers – 12/27/13