Less Woe-i-some (or Writers Woes Part 3)

Less Woe-i-some (or Writers Woes Part 3)

[This is part 3. It will make more sense if you’ve read Part 1 and Part 2.] A conversation I overheard during the Travel Writers and Photographers Conference: 1st Woman: “Did you meet the king?” 2nd Woman: “No, he was too sick. Did you?” 1st Woman: “Yes,” she...
Writer Woes — Part I

Writer Woes — Part I

When we last chatted (or, um, I posted, you read), I was headed off to a glorious month of writing in Paso Robles. Yeah, um…not so fast. Turns out, I’m not a writer. Sure, right, I’ve been a really crappy blog writer. But recently I’ve hit a hard, painful, wall...
A Writing Retreat– With Dogs

A Writing Retreat– With Dogs

Today I depart for Paso Robles for a month long writing retreat. A month. I can hardly believe it. The beagles will be with me, and Chris and different friends will be with me from time to time. And for a few days I’ll be in Corte Madera at the Book Passage...
Life…With Beagles

Life…With Beagles

Well hello there! Where’ve you been? Okay, kidding. It’s me that’s been missing from this blog. My disappearance was caused by a lot of things, not the least of which is a complete inability to find time to do all the things I want to do while still...

June 12 is a Special Day

On June 12, 2004 Chris and I had our first date together. For those of you who’ve read my book, you know I was trying not to count it as a “date” thus, I have no pictures of that day (wait…even if it were a date, it’d be weird to be...

Beagle Bachelor #4: Our final contestant

Ladies and gentlemen, our final Beagle Bachelor is  Ricki! Let’s all give a warm AAAAARRRROOOOOOOOOOOO to Ricki!! Ricki was also part of the Mid-West laboratory rescue and is currently in a foster home with Lenny. Here’s what Beagle Freedom Project says...