Category Archives: Potpourri

I just have too much stuff

Like most people, I have household goods I no longer use and clothing I no longer wear. I have limited storage space, and I don’t want to store this stuff anymore. So I will donate the items to an organization … Continue reading

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This seems to be happening too many times lately

Have you noticed that some version of the following scenario seems to be happening on Facebook groups and other Internet forums way too many times lately? A group member will start a post with good intentions. Using a simple example, … Continue reading

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Yes, I dated during the Dark Ages

I signed up for the April Camp NaNoWriMo challenge, but, with so many things going on in my life at the time, I quit after the first week. However, I’ll get the chance to do better in a few months, … Continue reading

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I confess that I fibbed, well, sort of

I’m neither a news anchor, journalist, or politician, nor do I pretend to be any of those. However, speaking of people who seem to have a tendency to, um, exaggerate their experiences in some small (or large) way . . . I … Continue reading

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On a short hiatus

Taking a break from blogging while participating in NaNoWriMo 2014. Back soon.

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Grammar Nazi as a perfectionist

When I looked at my own saved version of a recent blog post, I discovered I had omitted the second l from the word will. Omigosh! Did that get by me? Had I actually published that post with a typo … Continue reading

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Grammar Nazi in retreat

I recently confessed that, in the past, I sometimes have morphed into a Grammar Nazi. I’ve commented on grammar and spelling errors I’ve found when reading comments and status updates on my Facebook newsfeed. It’s instinctive. I’m an editor. However, … Continue reading

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