Why I’m Trying to Give up My Kindle

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Lost between a State of Wonder and Bossy Pants The moment when I got my Kindle occurred sometime right between Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder and Tina Fey’s Bossy Pants. I remembered yesterday when I spotted State of Wonder towards the end of my bookshelf. I may have swooned a little as I ran my […]

Bad Eyes

This morning Dave and I went to one of my favorite places to visit here in the Myrtle Beach area, Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet. We communed with nature, took deep breaths and walked a bunch of miles. I avoided tripping on tree roots. Dave, myself and my hair enjoyed the seasonally perfect […]

Score for Team Rogue after a Nine Month Absence

It didn’t matter so much that I told a few people that I was going to start blogging again at Life in the Short Lane, because they, of course, had enough sense not to believe me. Heck I didn’t either.  But when I ordered my new business cards to go to the Blissdom Conference in […]

I’m Naked in a Room Full of Strangers, But I’m Back

The Travel Belles, my new travel blog is now open! When some of you heard me say I was starting a new blog about travel,  I bet you didn’t think I meant I was undertaking an extended outer space mission. But as with many journeys in life, you never know exactly what you’re getting in […]

Blissdom is Not Checking Two Bags

Until today I was not an efficient packer. When it comes to air travel, I’ve always been a two bag, over the weight limit kind of gal. Blame it on the fact that since the birth of my first child – 17 years ago – I don’t get out enough. So when I do, I […]