Your Best Pet Yet

As a girl, I was an animal lover. And still am. My parents gave me a fish tank, my first foray into the kingdom of animal ownership. In no time, I begged for a hamster. Later, a gerbil. And a German shepherd. And a cat. My parents indulged me, but they must have...

Writer’s Block

Amidst a sermon recently, our pastor slipped in the words: writer’s block. My spine straightened. We have a large congregation, so he couldn’t be referring to me, could he? No, his vision scanned the many heads; he was talking about all of us striving to be perfect,...

Why I Became a Writer

Happy April! These leaves are unfurling right outside my second-story window. Seriously, they’ve transformed from this morning, and I can hardly wait to see them tomorrow.I’m starting this blog because I want to know you better, and I’d like you to get to know...