(New Post) Who Needs Facebook


Facebook can be a drain on your time...if you let it. Sometimes Facebook seems more like Drama Book and that can drive me crazy...if I let it. Like so many other things in life, Facebook will be what you let it be. I've been offline since Friday afternoon around two o'clock when my laptop decided to eat my files and drift into a coma with neither a burp or thank you. I've been using my limited tech skills on it without success until I can get to the computer store Monday. It remains to be seen whether anything in it will be salvageable or not. Sigh. Thankfully, the last manuscript had been backed up AND sent to my editor. Can you say HALLELUJAH?! Sadly, however, included in the missing files would be what I had written this past week, the content that I need to tape Monday … [Read more...]

Can I Say Here What I Was Too Chicken to Say There?


Dear friend, My heart broke this afternoon as I listened to your story and tried to understand even a fraction of the horror you've lived through. I knew bits and pieces from the brief notes you've sent me before, but those messages came across many miles and through a computer screen. I couldn't see your eyes or hear your voice like I did today across the small round table that separated us. I wonder if my face said what I couldn't find my voice to express. I'm pretty sure it didn't so, as chicken as it seems, can I please finish here what I wanted to say there? I'm sorry, sorry to be such a weenie that all I could say today was "I'm sorry." I'm sorry for your loss that is as real now as it was the day your world crumbled. I'm sorry for the tears you cried with those who loved you and … [Read more...]