Because life is just a series of revisions and I am a work in progress.
I have a checklist from a travel website of things to take on a road trip: first-aid kit, flashlight, USB cables, wet-wipes and hand sanitizer, a water bottle, tissues, sunscreen, lotion… Dude. These are the contents of my purse on an average day...
Cover photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash I've given up being a Texas apologist, but there are a few things that this state gets right, like barbecue, Tex-Mex, and Shiner Bock. One thing Texas does not do, is seasons. I've put up Christmas lights in shorts and a tank top, and I maybe wear my… Continue reading 5 Favorite Things About October
“Sabbatical” sound so much better than “I just can Internet right now.” There are plenty of articles about disconnecting or going on a social media diet. And really, does “Twitter and I are on a break right now” need elaboration in 2021? Probably not. Ghosting on most of the Interwebs—well, okay, it was actually scarily… Continue reading Five Reasons to End a Social Media Sabbatical
It's been so long that Rosemary-the-Author has, you know, interacted with human beings, I forget that there's a protocol. A protocol that includes actually letting people know you're going to be somewhere. I've got some nifty events coming up for writers and readers.
New Year's Resolutions are crap. We can all just acknowledge that, right?
"Goals" and "plans" are much more concrete and useful. I know this because of all the How to Be Productive articles I read when I should be being productive. It wasn't even a waste of time...
Whether you're a writing tortoise or a writing hare, here's some advice from people smarter (or at least more famous) than me.
So many people and organizations are helping with Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery. How do you tell which ones to support? (Answer: read this post.) Why should you care? (Answer: you are not a monster. Or at least, not a heartless one.)
There are a lot of things I don't know about. One of them is what it's like to be black in the South. I can empathize as a human being, and I can generalize from my experiences as a woman, but when a cop pulls me over, my biggest fear is that my insurance rates… Continue reading When is a guy on a horse not just a guy on a horse?
Kong: Skull Island. So much monsters fighting. In a monster movie! Go figure. High quality fight scenes, too. I absolutely mean this as a good thing. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie.