Monthly Archives: September 2016

Monthly wrap-up!

September is drawing to a close, my dears, and it’s time to remind you of all the good things you might have missed! First, the October newsletter goes out soon, so if you haven’t already signed up, please use the … Continue reading

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On the mat, on the bookshelf

Last June I made a number of changes in my routine. The first was to make a regular practice of yoga, committing to do SOMETHING on the mat every evening. (Full disclosure: I take off on average one night every … Continue reading

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Dear friend…

I have a friend named Sherri who is quietly starting a revolution, I think. In an age of text and email and Snapchat, Sherri has been writing letters–short notes to let her friends know she’s thinking of them. Sometimes they … Continue reading

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On the bookshelf

I’m back! Home from Bouchercon and beavering away, putting the finishing touches on the first round of Veronica’s third adventure. While I’m busy with my favorite Victorian lepidopterist, I thought I’d spend the rest of the September posts giving recommendations … Continue reading

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When I was pondering lightness

I am out of pocket, dear readers, so I am offering up this bit from the archives from 2013. I’m in New Orleans for Bouchercon; check out my Appearances page for details. Hope to see you there! So yesterday I … Continue reading

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On paring down and just getting things done

I am out of pocket, my dears, and so I bring you this post from the archives…I’ll be appearing at Bouchercon this week, details on my Appearances page. I’m still paring down around here, tightening up the book while I’m … Continue reading

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Indulge me, will you?

I do love a good indulgence, don’t you? A little luxury can make the difference between drudgery and pleasure, turning something as mundane as bill paying or grocery shopping into a bearable experience. I keep a running list of things … Continue reading

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September!

It feels as if 2016 were slipping by at a cracking pace, and I’m sure I’m not the only one thinking, FINE. Bring on autumn and bonfires and falling leaves and sweaters and pumpkins and foggy mornings. But those seasonal … Continue reading

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