Category Archives: My Crazy Life

Thursday Travel: The Green Isle?

Something I noticed while I was in Ireland was how many things people are doing there, automatically, that would be signs of a very environmentally conscious person in the U.S. … Everyone drives a tiny car, most people bike, walk, … Continue reading

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Thursday Travel: The Aran Islands

If you ever happen to be in the Galway area, take a day (at least) and go see the Aran Islands. Last Thursday it’s where I was, and that visit was probably the highlight of my trip to Ireland. Take … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing: Communities

Though being a writer is awesome it can also sometimes be… lonely! I’ve found that the best way to stay on track, to overcome writer’s block and to stay encouraged is to get some like-minded writers to support you. Below … Continue reading

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Thursday Travel: Hop-Off & Explore

My Travel Tip today is two-fold. First of all, I am in Dublin right now and I cannot recommend highly enough the “Hop-On, Hop-Off” bus tour, as a concept. Not only is the live commentary an often-amusing way to learn … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing: I love my editor

Those of you who know me know that my second edits were due back to my editor on the 6th… and that I flew to Ireland on the 7th. Needless to say, I was a wee bit stressed towards the … Continue reading

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Thursday Travel: Go, Dog. Go!

This past weekend, my husband and I went into Boston to see the tall ships that are arriving to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the war of 1812 and just be a fantastic feature of the Fourth of July. It … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing: My New Author Photo!

My latest adventure in being a debut author: getting a professional picture taken to serve as my official “author photo.” The idea of having to do this completely terrified me (ask my poor husband who had to put up with … Continue reading

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Thursday Travel: Requiem for the “Ray Dan”s

So I dropped my favorite pair of sunglasses today and they shattered. Though this makes me quite sad, they have served me well for almost a year (much longer than sunglasses usually survive me) and thus are deserving of a … Continue reading

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Thursday Travel: My First Flight

I was supposed to be born in Thailand. But I decided to come two months early which meant that my Mom went into labor in September, in Bangladesh, on a Friday evening after everything had shut down. Because Mom had … Continue reading

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