A Liebster Award from Rachel across the pond

Another spring season to savor. It’s time for the greening our our world. Soon in Syracuse, I say to myself on this Saturday morning. Soon. I know somebody who’s been smelling the flowers already, and I shall not be jealous on this March 21 morn. Rachel of London, Lundygirl for short in WordPress lingo, was…

Time flies when you’re having font

I’ve been at this blogging thing for one week shy of 25 months. It seems like a week ago that I hesitatingly posted my introductory piece, a bio. With no pictures. It seems like 250 months ago that I decided to post at least once a day. Anyway, according to the math of the WordPress…

The Writer’s Life — Blog Tour

That photo at right is not a working typewriter. It’s still pretty neat, though, my little remembrance of how I used to take the words from my mind, send them through my fingers, onto paper and onward to the world of readers. First, teachers. Later, readers of newspapers. Later, keyboards linked to computer or laptop…

My blogging friend Angie originates the Angel Award

From the bluegrass music capital of Owensboro, my blogging friend Angie consistently and persistently produces smart and sassy work with her Kentucky Angel’s Train Wrecks blog. Angie is the type of writer who can rap somebody on the knuckles and have them wait an hour or two before deciding that it hurts. This dogged and…

Thank you for not just blowing smoke, Carl

When I nominated Carl D’Agostino for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award this morning, I dared him to draw one of his blog-funny cartoons about it. He said he already had something appropriate. And the Florida cartoonist sent me the above, signed. It is three-flame worthy. Thank you, sir.

I have been Dragon my feet on Loyalty, Liebster awards

Time to empty the WordPress guilt closet. I’ve been putting off my official acceptance post for a couple of awards that came down the pike in the last week or so. First, my music-loving friend peacelovegreatcountrymusic nominated me for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award. This blog is full of good tips about what you should listen…