Tag Archives: coffee

Another Day, Another Diner

Last week, my brother and I met in Missouri to visit family and have our mother’s ashes interred alongside her parents’ graves. At least five generations of Mom’s people are buried there in her home town. Despite our somber errand, … Continue reading

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Fiction Jail: Update

Well, I’m almost out of “Fiction Jail” (or more precisely, “Camp NaNoWriMo”) and here is the promised update on my project. Have I achieved my goal of drafting all the remaining pivotal scenes? No. Have I written more than I could … Continue reading

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Welcoming our Newest Family Member

You may have met my Mr. Coffee some time ago. He’s become an indispensable member of the family. But once we moved, my relationship with him became a bit… well, strained. See, our new house has two floors and my … Continue reading

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How Coffee Put Me On Edge (It Ain’t the Caffeine)

For years, coffee made me crazy, and not because of the caffeine. It was that underhanded coffeemaker of mine. Yes, I know: “Another appliance? Seriously?” You have every right to ask, after my mishaps with the microwave, washing machine, vacuum … Continue reading

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