Poetry is a Hard Sell

What exactly is poetry? There really isn’t a concrete answer to that question. It’s kind of a personal experience for each individual. But I like this simple definition best: literature that evokes a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or a specific emotional response through language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound, and rhythm. TheContinue reading “Poetry is a Hard Sell”

Color, Pattern, Texture

A good afghan will incorporate all three of those qualities. I’m not talking about Middle Eastern people called Afghans. I mean the kind that you use to keep yourself warm on a cold winter evening while sitting in your chair with a cup of hot herbal tea and a good book. I guess most peopleContinue reading “Color, Pattern, Texture”

Tooth Extraction and Dental Implant

I did it. I survived. Wouldn’t have been possible without my husband. Literally and figuratively. Wyoming is a very sparsely populated state. It’s the least populated state in the United States and the tenth largest. Alaska (the largest state in our nation) has more people than Wyoming. A long time ago, we lived in California.Continue reading “Tooth Extraction and Dental Implant”

There is no Such thing as Multitasking

The other night, my husband made the comment that he sucks at multitasking. I felt compelled to remind him that there ain’t no such animal. It’s a fallacy. The idea that it is possible has been perpetuated by moms (the epitome of the attempt) all over the world. Women claim they are better at itContinue reading “There is no Such thing as Multitasking”