A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

Upcoming imaginary events

I have imaginary events on the family calendar I share with my husband. (It delights him as much as it does me, so yes, a match made in heaven.) Sometimes I’ll note a date in fiction, usually books, but occasionally movies, and put it on my calendar. I like the sort of thrill I get […]

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A Rainy Afternoon Reading

It was a dark and stormy night…no, wait, make that afternoon. As some of you may know, the entire Greater Houston area has gotten a surfeit of rain this spring, and the storm gods did not take a day off Sunday when Mary Robinette Kowal and Marie Brennan were in town to do a reading […]

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Meet Reggie: The Shaggy Little Distraction

Last Saturday we got another rescue dog. I’ve gotten no writing done this week (except for 750words.com which has all been about the dog). After some thought I named her Reggie because her personality reminded me of Audrey Hepburn’s character in Charade. 😀 At 8.5 pounds, she’s the smallest dog I’ve ever had. Age guestimate […]

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Dinosaurs! Lots of Dinosaurs!

I’ve been seeing posts that the new Paleo Hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Science was great, but nothing prepared me for it. I was overwhelmed. In addition to a staggering array of fossils beautifully displayed, there were about four dozen (a rough, dazed, count) prehistoric skeletons (dinos of various types and eras) on […]

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Music for reading, writing, gardening

I should’ve written a post about music before now—a couple of them at least—since I’m a musician. So I’m going to drop a lot of stuff on you all in one post. It’s all good (and some of it is free). If you’re a bookworm, author or gardener, I’ve got music for you…not all of […]

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Sunny, windy day. Feels like Spring is on the way. Light glinting off the water of the bay. Trite happy thoughts unintentionally rhyme. 🙂 1:22 PM Feb 28th

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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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Woke up this morning to find blog hacked. Restored it, contacted webhost who tracked down the hack, reported security issue to WordPress. 9:50 AM Note: blog software upgrade released shortly thereafter. NOW I’m going to shower, dress, make breakfast & do normal Saturday morning things. Hope eveyone’s day got off to a better start than […]

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Spending the day writing. It’s cold, rainy & I’m in a wonderful dreamy mood. Still thinking about the great weekend we had.

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