Category Archives: Journal

It’s getting cold…

And I’m writing every day. Feels goooood. Can’t wait for ’09. It’ll be a fab year. Onward and upward Beth

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A Great Scoot Ride

You never know what you’ll run into when you go scooting. Nature is always obliging with breathtaking beautiful sites… if you’re looking for them: Huge patches of lily pads… no… Read more »

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Kandi is Dandy

The annual Kandi is Dandy days is in high gear today. The parade marched directly in front of our house and we gathered a half bag (Walmart sized) of candy…. Read more »

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Technological Snafus

It’s been quite a few weeks. First my desktop computer has a “fatal cascading Windows error.” Then we get Linux up and running on it. Then I can’t get into… Read more »

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Oh My Goodness!

It’s April 12. I’m sitting in my office. I’ve got a foot of new snow right outside my window. Snow. In April. Go figure.

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Such Sadness

My favorite novelist has passed on to the next life. It is with deep sadness that I announce Minnesota author, John Hassler died on March 20. Known as “Mr. Hustle-Brain”… Read more »

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Something Better

I used to wonder how people, famous writers, could churn out so many words, publish so many stories… their creative output was tremendous. “Stop watching TV,” I’d hear. But try… Read more »

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I’m Tired Today

It’s been a huge day. I updated FilbertPublishing.com as well as 3Chix.com. What a lotta work! Filbert’s getting too big again so I figure I’ll take down some back issues… Read more »

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Talk about Embarrassing

Talk about Embarrassing… OK. I get up yesterday and all is well. Dang near perfect, if you ask me. You see, I’m on the fair island of Friday Harbor smack… Read more »

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Everyday Magic

I just returned from speaking at a writing conference on the East Coast. Truly interesting experience. Aside from the usual adventure… flying to a strange city, finding the danged hotel… Read more »

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Shady Marketing

First, some background: it started innocuous enough. My husband had a hankering to dabble in real estate and caught wind of a Robert Allen seminar in Minneapolis. We went. We… Read more »

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I Called Coke(r) Today

OK. I’m sound asleep. Alarm goes off and without warning, I’m assaulted with the most annoying commercial that I’ve heard in a very long time. It began with the most… Read more »

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Geriatric Dogs

Ironically I wrote about puppies yesterday. I don’t suppose the post sat online more than an hour or so before I received the phone call. “Mag’s not doing well. I’m… Read more »

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Adopting Puppies

This past weekend I’ve gone ‘round and ‘round trying to decide if we’re going to open our home to a new puppy from the Humane Society. Lucy (our Rat Terrier… Read more »

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