We are all born with expectations. Expectations of how our life should be. Expectations of how people should act and what to expect.  The dictionary defines this term as:–noun. 1. the act or the state of expecting: to wait in expectation. 2. the act or state of looking forward or anticipating. 3. an expectant mental […]

September 17, 2010

Expectations of a Mom and a Writer…

Trying something different. Every Sunday I will post six sentences from a piece of my work. Here is a quickie from my new novella “The Tantric Principle” – unpublished as of yet but almost ready to go to the publisher. Arianna Devlin took a moment from her relaxed stance to curse fluently.  Well-versed in standard […]

September 12, 2010

Six Sentence Sunday…

Dear Jake…  Tomorrow you begin kindergarten.  It’s late. I’m working on my computer, IPod blasting in my ear, while your father watches Whale Wars on television, his favorite object tattooed to his hand (the remote). The house is relatively quiet, and all I can think about is in a few hours I will be putting […]

September 7, 2010

Dear Jake…

Change sucks. I apologize, fellow writers. I should have made the effort  to create a clever analogy or metaphor to explain my situation. Unfortunately, sometimes we must fall back on the simpleness of terms and emotion. Change sucks. There is one clarification needed in the above statement. When life has turned a dark corner and […]

September 4, 2010

Change…

Oh, those lying eyes, as the Eagles would sing. Have had some run ins lately with the old sin, which started me thinking.  Everyone lies. I love when prospective mates haul out the whole honesty card and hold it up proudly for the big 10 score points. Personally, I think honesty is a bit overrated. […]

August 20, 2010

Fibbing…