Two Thoughts this Tuesday


Good evening everyone, it’s been a busy few days here in the land of Oz, or at least in my house.  I’m taking a little break from the larger piece I’ve been asked to write [sanity demands it] and I was going through my little file of sayings, looking for something to grab me, when…

I’m Back


Yes I’m back and not just in the corporeal sense either.  I’ve been absent this past week due to a strange confluence of events. My husband and I managed to have a house guest [his father], both of us sick AND the offer of 3 paid freelance writing jobs for me ME all at once.…

Memory Lane


Where to start, that always seems to be the question.  I don’t want to approach this in the Dickensian style of ‘I was born’ because I’m not trying to write a book merely go back and look at a few key moments and how little steps led to a big fall.  There are, however, probably…

Venting – Seems the Safest Option


Was thrilled to find that after a doctor’s appointment some unconscionable disgrace for a human being had side-swiped our car damaging the front panel on the driver’s side.  The only indication of the accident other than the god forsaken crushed panel is yellow striations of paint [look a clue] but no note, no hovering nervous driver…

Happy Birthday MJ


  Happy Birthday MJ My Sister, small red-haired and fierce If cross that gimlet stare will pierce The heart of any sentient being Will halt, confess and come clean. Her vibrant smile can cheer a room Her laugh will rival your favorite tune A Heart so huge in that small frame A spirit worthy of Aussie Fame…