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  • On Writing: Submission and Rejection
    Over the weekend, I cranked out a short (about 600 words) pieces and submitted it to McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. I submitted via email last night and this morning received a quick “no.” It’s been a long, long time since I’ve submitted or pitched anything and so mostly I’m just proud of myself for jumping backContinue reading “On Writing: Submission and Rejection”
  • Knit and a Flick: The Prestige
    Spoilers ahead. If you plan on watching The Prestige (2006, Christopher Nolan, director), do not read this blog post. My advice if you haven’t already watched it (TL;DR): skip it. The theoretically cozy brown chair that I choose on the rare occasion when my husband and I watch a movie on the TV by ourselvesContinue reading “Knit and a Flick: The Prestige”
  • The size of things
    My kitchen is small. Somehow, we’ve all — all five of us plus the two dogs — managed to be and get fed out of it for the last seven or so years including coming up on two years of almost every meal, every day for all of us. OK, yes, we got take outContinue reading “The size of things”
  • November 19, 2021
    It’s chilly here today: mid 40s or so. But sunny and dry. The leaves, a lively yellow dipping into dusty brown sprinkled with red, scratch, scratch against the pavement. Mr3yo threw his matchbox car (which fit so neatly inside his hand!) into those one of those piles. Which one? Certain losses must just be accepted.Continue reading “November 19, 2021”

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