Don’t put a bean up your nose!

After I tweeted about my niece sticking a bell in her ear and her father, when he was the same age, sticking a lima bean up his nose, someone suggested I turn the story into a children’s book. So here’s my humble attempt at writing a picture book. I put a...

In honor of Banned Books Week

I thought I’d compile a list of my favorite books that have been banned at one point or another. (There is no rhyme or reason to the order.) The Awakening by Kate Chopin The Giver by Lois Lowry Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by...

I Will Not Join Your Facebook Page

I will not join your Facebook page. I will not read your messages. I will not be your biggest fan. I will not like it more than spam. I will not join your Facebook page. I will not join at any stage. Do not invite repeatedly. Do not send them heatedly. Do not get mad...

Holistic writing

I’ve been sick—really sick—these past two weeks. I’ll spare you the details, but let’s just say I’ve been to three doctors within that time period. Each of them had the same thing to say. “Tests came back normal. It’s probably just...