Safe Winter Driving

In actuality, the safest thing to do when the snow is falling and the temperatures are below freezing is to just stay home. That was advice that I gave myself and planned on heeding in the future no matter what my husband, Bernd, might have to say. Because we had everything set up for ourContinue reading “Safe Winter Driving”

“I Contain Multitudes:” A Book Review

“I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life” is written by Ed Yong. Ed Yong (born December 17, 1981) is an award-winning science writer on the staff of The Atlantic. His work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Wired, the New York Times, Nature, New Scientist, Scientific American, theContinue reading ““I Contain Multitudes:” A Book Review”

Millie’s Further Adventures in Time

I did it. I hit the publish button. It still gives me the willies. Was it really ready to publish? Did we find all the errors? Did I make some good editorial decisions? With KDP, you publish the paperback first. Or at least that’s how I always have done it. I’m thinking that publishing theContinue reading “Millie’s Further Adventures in Time”

I Remember Feeling Adult

It was coming up on Christmas. I was in my first year at college and I needed to do some Christmas shopping. I drove myself to the Whittwood Mall in Whittier, California. I figured they had enough different kinds of stores that I could find everything on my list. In the middle of all theContinue reading “I Remember Feeling Adult”