Y Is for Y’all–Dictionary +: #atozchallenge

    Note: I wrote the following early on Saturday, April 27, Y-Day, but left posting until I returned from hearing La Boheme at Austin Opera. I got home later than expected, however, and forgot to post. When I remembered, it was already the 28th. I could have beaten myself up for fouling out of … Continue reading Y Is for Y’all–Dictionary +: #atozchallenge

Be Back Dreckly

My Crock-pot and I have just produced an absolute travesty of a pot roast. No details. The experience is still too painful to discuss. The short story course I'm taking online began today with a lecture regarding structure, followed by a brief exercise. So far, instructor Kaye George has managed to tear me away from … Continue reading Be Back Dreckly

Day 23: The most beautiful words

The most beautiful word in the English language is the compound word cellar door. J. R. R. Tolkien said that. I have no idea why. I'm partial to murmur and serendipity. A student once told me that hearing the word button just drove her up the wall. When I was about four years old, I … Continue reading Day 23: The most beautiful words