Duma Key by Stephen King

I’m reading it now. I’m only 34 pages in and have already seen fit to journal some quotations about being an artist. Like this one: “Remember that the truth is in the details. No matter how you see the world or what style it imposes on your work as an artist, the truth is in the details. Of course, the … Read More

Oh the Stress (and excitement)

I just realized that Thanksgiving is almost here. That means that we get to put up our brand new 12′ tree we bought on clearance last year. And we usually do that, well, like I should be getting ready now because I certainly don’t have decorations for a tree that size. Oh.boy. And we’re not having Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, … Read More


I’m in a writing rut. I don’t think I can call it writer’s block because I’ve got ideas and I know what I need to do, I just don’t feel like doing it. Kinda like the laundry and the dishes. And I don’t want writing to be chore that I detest. It has always been my sanctuary, even if it … Read More

God Called Me

*A note before you read this. After doing an audit of my blog in 2022, I have decided to leave content that speaks to the Christian I was at the time this was written. I no longer identify as Christian (and haven’t for a very long time.) I chose to leave these posts because it is who I was then … Read More

I was thinking (uh-oh)

It was just a thought that passed through this thing of a brain I have. Nothing more, nothing less. Just a thought. Being refined by God’s fire is somewhat of a natural statement in the Christian Community. It refers to the process by which silver and gold are purified. The metal is placed in the fire and heated. The impurities … Read More

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