Tag Archives: Mary Lamphere

Farewell, old man

As you may remember, we lost our sweet Nellie in January of this year. Shortly after her passing, our oldest dog, Buehrle suffered some sort of seizure or stroke where he lost his vision, hearing, and mobility for a brief … Continue reading

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What I’m Working on Now

I am so excited to be in the middle of a new/old project. As you may or may not know, November is National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a writing challenge where you try to hit a word count goal … Continue reading

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Turtles All the Way Down – a book review

I recently completed reading the latest John Green novel, Turtles All the Way Down. I saw an ad for my local DeKalb Book World saying they had a limited amount of author signed copies. I had seen John speak several … Continue reading

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For your consideration…

In a time of transgender bathroom battles, 31 identity options (according to the state of NY), and the ever-growing alphabet of LGBTQIAetc, isn’t it a tiny bit ironic that GENDER REVEAL PARTIES are so trendy? Using only *gasp* two choices: pink and blue! … Continue reading

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La-la-la L is for

In continuation of The Writer’s Alphabet, here’s the letter L: La-la-la LIFE.

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Fifty One-derful

Last year, when a bunch of my friends and I all turned FIFTY, we freaked a little. Just a little, I mean, fifty is the new forty and all that. We’re a pretty defiant bunch, not gonna let age take … Continue reading

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In the Presence of Kings

When Anderson Bookshop announced at the end of June, that authors Stephen King and Owen King would be making a stop in Naperville on September 29, I put the time and date of ticket release on my phone calendar. There was NO way … Continue reading

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