Finally Fall & Importing Japanese Urushi

The weather has been so wonky.  Ninety degree days when it's supposed to be fall.  Last week it was still hitting 100. But yesterday?  Ooh yes, it felt like fall.  For the first time.  At around 72 degrees, with a crisp breeze it actually felt fall'ish. Thank you all (the few) that read this blog.  … Continue reading Finally Fall & Importing Japanese Urushi

A Fanfic Segue and Part 2 of My Coming Out

And so...? I really had to consider if I would breach this subject: fanfiction. I bet you all did not expect that. Did you know Master of the Universe, a.k.a. Fifty Shades of Grey, started out as a very popular fanfiction?  Mr. Christian (get how they came up with that name?) Grey was... dah dah … Continue reading A Fanfic Segue and Part 2 of My Coming Out

When I Fell Out of a Closet – Part One

I had placed the story of my coming out of the closet here a while ago, and then went through one of those manic moments where I throw everything away.  You know those spring cleaning moments? I do that often with old writings.  I had maybe four novels I'd written in the 90's and picked … Continue reading When I Fell Out of a Closet – Part One

I Am Verklempt because…

...of this.  Please go here for only the speech, but if you want Paget's commentary please watch below. https://youtu.be/hoGm5HJ8_KY #Yang2020 #YangGang Yes, more Yang info.  This was amazing.  I love how Paget Kagy continues to post these videos, but honestly he is the only candidate - ONLY - speaking of what is reality.  I am … Continue reading I Am Verklempt because…