Monthly Archives: September 2014

In which IT IS HERE!

Our last sleep until NIGHT OF A THOUSAND STARS! I’ve been so excited to share this one. I loved writing Poppy and Sebastian, and I hope y’all will have as much fun adventuring in Damascus with them as I did!  … Continue reading

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In which we’re living like it’s vacation!

No, not really. It’s more like organized chaos with looming deadline, an imminent release date, and more obligations than you can shake a stick at, to employ a worthy southern idiom. But I dug this piece out of the archives … Continue reading

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In which I love the notion of retreat

I have a thing for nuns. It’s partly the glorious black and white habits of yore, partly the fact that they always seem beautifully tranquil–at least in my highly idealized version of them. Here are a few musings on contemplative … Continue reading

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In which we ponder a deadly sin

So when I was pootling through the archive I found this piece on lust…I even love the word “lust”. It’s bold and unapologetic, and if you really put your heart into it, you get a lovely push on the vowel … Continue reading

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In which I’m posting autumnal thoughts

I was pootling through the archive the other day and came across AUTUMNAL THOUGHTS. (I don’t know why; it just felt like it needed to be capped.) I don’t know about the rest of you northern hemisphere types, but I … Continue reading

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In which we’re talking about faking it

So the other day the subject of imposter syndrome reared its ugly head again. This was in a quick Twitter chat, but it reminded me that I blogged about the subject a few years ago. I thought I’d repost both … Continue reading

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In which we have a quickie

A fly-by extra post today, chickens! So, OUTLANDER then? The reaction to yesterday’s post has been hilarious. Nearly every comment here, on FB, and on Twitter went something like: “Oh, this and that and something else and OUTLANDER. JUST OUTLANDER.” … Continue reading

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In which we’re all about the drama

So last month we finally broke down and subscribed to a few premium channels. Since then it’s been BINGEAPALOOZA. We’ve watched BLACK SAILS, THE WHITE QUEEN, season four of GAME OF THRONES, and THE MUSKETEERS. (We have yet to start … Continue reading

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In which we’re talking about good causes

Happy September, poodles! Today was newsletter day. Did you get yours? It goes out on the fifth of every month and you can sign up using the simple form on the right-hand sidebar of this blog. So I’ve been tail … Continue reading

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