My Fall TV Wish List

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This semester is probably the busiest three and half months of my entire life.  I’m teaching two college classes, promoting Hunter’s Trail, editing my spring release Boundary Crossed, speed-writing a novella, attending two conventions, shepherding a nervous five-year-old through kindergarten, and attempting to civilize a two-year-old who has recently discovered the joys of smacking things. Normally I’d be leaning pretty heavy on my Support Husband right about now – but he’s teaching two classes too, and holding down a full-time job. So, yeah. We’re busy. And yet…much as I’d like to pull the plug on the TV so it doesn’t … Continue reading

My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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As you may have seen on my Facebook page, I believe in the Ice Bucket Challenge. The idea, as I understand it, is simple: your friends challenge you, and you have a choice: donate $10 to the ALS Association and also dump a bucket of ice water over your head, or donate $100 and get to keep your current hairdo. The Ice Bucket Challenge has been sweeping the nation, and more or less putting the “fun” back in “fundraiser.” I like that. However, in the last few days I’ve been seeing a lot of backlash over the whole thing. I … Continue reading