[#FridayFlash] Hansel & Gretel, On Second Thought

For the record, I did actually write this last Thursday during a layover on my way to Austin. Alas, I had zero time to get it posted last week, so it gets this week's slot — the last #FridayFlash before NaNoWriMo! Crazy stuff! If you're in the mood for more Halloween/Horror-themed stories, check out my … Continue reading [#FridayFlash] Hansel & Gretel, On Second Thought

Random Thoughts on Life and Tomatoes

So, it turns out that just because you don't update your blog after your "I'm going on vacation" post doesn't mean that you get to stay on vacation. Bummer, huh? In reality, I've been back for two weeks, and it seems like this scene was eons ago. Also, eons since this: Alas, I've been home … Continue reading Random Thoughts on Life and Tomatoes

May by the Numbers (Plus Re-Entry Into Responsible-ish Adulthood)

Despite May having suddenly appeared out of nowhere, I'm feeling much less manic than I was at the beginning of last month.  But I am still neurotic and like numbers, so, here's... May by the Numbers Number of scripts sent out into the world on Sunday: 3 Hours worked at the day job in April: 144 … Continue reading May by the Numbers (Plus Re-Entry Into Responsible-ish Adulthood)

This Recipe Will Change Your Life

This recipe will change your life. That was the promise.  She’d thought nothing of it, to be honest.  After all, it had been a rough morning. In truth, it had been a rough week, a rough month, a rough quarter, a rough year, and, when it all added up, a rough decade — made all … Continue reading This Recipe Will Change Your Life

[Memories of Paris] Food

There’s an old dieters’ method that involves indulging in a single bite of dessert and tossing the rest.  The idea is that nothing tastes as good as the first bite anyway, so you get your little indulgence without the caloric bomb and ensuing guilt. Honestly, I’ve never been a fan of such tricks anyway.  Smaller … Continue reading [Memories of Paris] Food