A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

Holidays

This will probably be my last post of the year. I’m taking time off from writing fiction, though I have written some posts on other blogs. I’ve done two posts recently on The Usual Suspects, the group food blog I contribute to. I’ve not been as active there as last year, but hope to pick […]

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How about some Dewberry Cobbler?

Just a quick post to let you know that today’s post on The Usual Suspects, the group food blog I participate in, is my Dewberry Cobbler! I don’t repost all my posts from the food blog here on the Idleness blog, but this could be considered a companion piece to last year’s Dewberry Easter blog […]

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When Spring is in the air…

This week the unusually harsh winter turned suddenly to spring and I fell into fiction. That is, I was forcibly reminded of a scene I wrote in which the main character was pretty much the same as I was this week, only without the cop in the kitchen and the dead body in the garden. […]

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The Group Food Blog has Launched!

We’ve been working behind the scenes to get the group food blog going and though not all the foodies/bloggers have joined the blog, it launched this weekend! I posted an essay on why I’m writing a vegetarian food blog even though I don’t consider myself vegetarian and Nancis posted a yummy soup recipe. I’ve been […]

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Ahhhhhh….A New Year!

I hope everyone had a happy holiday season! I took time off from writing, relaxed, and am now about to plunge back into fiction. I’m feeling very optimistic about this year. I mean, much more so than some other years and much more than my own natural optimism. I don’t know why, but I just […]

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Best of 2010 in <140

The first year I had this domain I pasted some of my tweets in occasionally. This has been a fairly eventful year for me as an author and musician, but what that’s meant in terms of tweets is fewer personal and poetic tweets. I thought about just posting those, but decided that if I’m going […]

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The Christmas Cookie Conundrum

As I baked Christmas cookies I pondered why it is that it takes longer to clean up the Huge Mess than it does to create it. It seems like this would violate some law of physics. (The Law of Conservation of…what?) By the time the cookies were baked and the kitchen cleaned I’d come up […]

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Dark Sky Thunder

“Time to take a break make a pot of tea, warm up some peach cobbler,” I think as I listen to the dark sky thunder, a few raindrops flung to the ground almost like an afterthought. Lightening all around me, thunder like bombs falling. “Safe as houses”: the old idiom pops into my mind as […]

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National Sticky Bun Day

Today is National Sticky Bun Day. I’m making Orange Rolls. Yeast dough rising now. Chatting with friends online. Reading. Very nice day. 🙂

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Happy Valentines’s Day, everyone! I love that R & I have Valentine’s *Day*, not just a Valentine’s evening together. 🙂 9:21 AM Ummm…Truffles & champagne… 5:41 PM

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