2016 has been a shit year for far too many of us. We all need good things. Here are a few of mine.
I have more than one Nebula Award eligible story for 2016. They are, in no particular order: ...continue reading "Nebula Nominations, Solstice, and Other Good Things"
Brain weasels are jerks. Their nests clutter your thoughts, and the weasels gnaw on your sense of self worth, your confidence, your belief that you are deserving of common courtesy and respect. Once a nest of brain weasels gets going, they can keep you up all night with their incessant chittering and it seems like they'll never stop.
Case in point:
Early in our marriage, hubby and I applied for the Christmas Angel program through Kitsap Community Resources so our boys could have presents under our tiny Christmas shrub (I still have the picture around here somewhere). For two years, complete strangers gave of themselves to deliver clothes and toys so our children would have something to open on Christmas day. Hubby and I promised ourselves we would someday pay the generosity forward to another family.
Years passed, our ...continue reading "The Giving Tree (or Resistance Is Never Futile)"