Master Archives Page

Okay, so I’m into a lot of different things. The below links should get you to each of the different topic areas that I write about. Have fun.

Sad Lisa

My latest fiction serial, and the fifth Operation Quickline story. Catch up on all the episodes here.

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Sad Lisa – Chapter Fifteen

By the next morning, I was actually glad that Sid had gone out the night before. He’s impossibly grouchy when ...
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The Dark Side of the Fridge

Posts about how to really cook, as opposed to merely following recipes. If you truly want to get dinner on the table with a minimum of fuss.

How to cook, cooking for beginners, cooking without recipes

When good recipes go bad

Many years ago, I made a dinner from a recipe book that, to be blunt, tasted just awful. My then-husband ...
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Stray Thoughts

Rants, musings, what have you. Anything that doesn’t fit into my other topic areas.

Essays, general essay

Yes, We Can

Last December, right when I most needed my site to be up on the off chance someone would want to ...
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Carless in L.A.

A fun look at our journey to living an environmentally responsible life.

Zero Waste: The Pragmatic View

A couple, three weeks ago, I saw a blog post entitled "Zero Waste in 30 Days." So, I read it ...
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The latest on our journey

The Sewing Report

My comedy of errors as I try to make my own clothes.

Facings Be Gone!

A few years ago, I made what turned out to be a really cute skirt. It fit well and was ...
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Guest Posts

All sorts of different guests who shared on my blog.

Maria Gustafsson On hometown history and her taste in books

Today we have my Internet friend Maria Gustafsson sharing how an event in her hometown turned her onto spy novels ...
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