Costa Rica in Pictures

Costa Rica in Pictures

My husband and I went to Costa Rica over the last week. Here are a few pictures to bring you with us! Click to enlarge. Click again for full size. The view from our terrace Fabulous breakfast joint Dinner show on the beach Stunning fire dancers Light in darkness A...
Weekend at the Fair

Weekend at the Fair

This past weekend was the annual Rhinebeck sheep and wool festival. If you’ve never been, it’s a grand time. I didn’t take a lot of pictures of yarn. It’s a bit dark in the barns and you don’t get to see how gorgeous the colors are. Plus,...
Notes from the Alpaca Farm

Notes from the Alpaca Farm

Today I went over to Faraway Farms Alpacas for research. (My current WIP is set on an alpaca farm, but that’s all I’m saying because I’ve only started it.) I met several lovely alpacas and learned a few things I didn’t know, so I thought...
Thoughts on Fear and Hatred

Thoughts on Fear and Hatred

From kindergarten to senior year, I attended a school that charged a fortune in tuition to the wealthiest students specifically so that it could offer scholarships—either partial or full—to the rest. It was vital to them that we did not grow up insulated by...
The Brain Game

The Brain Game

Here we are again. Those of you who’ve known me a long time will know this is not the first — or worst — time that my epilepsy medications have stopped working. But every time it happens it’s a gigantic pain. Someone asked me the other day how I know when...