Writer in the Wild: Podcast Guest

Writer in the Wild: Podcast Guest

It has been the world’s slowest burn through homeschool and other things, but I do get noticed, more acknowledgment (and my network grows) with each week, each month, each year. I get people wanting to send ARCs on a regular basis, now. I get comments on the blog more than I used to. I even …

Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

I felt much better about She Drives Me Crazy when I got to the acknowledgements at the end and the author, Kelly Quindlen, said, “I had so much fun writing this goofy, campy, ridiculous book.” Ridiculous is purposefully hyperbolic, but I suddenly understood better what I had read and the levity made me feel more …

New to Thurston County?

New to Thurston County?

Here’s What You Need to Know There is always so much to do when you move. This checklist will help you to quickly navigate a few important, but often dreaded, tasks related to relocating. Update your Drivers License If you have a valid Washington driver license, you have ten days after you move to change …

Book Review: Trust

Book Review: Trust

Trust by Herna Diaz took home the Pulitzer Prize, landing it on my TBR. And with all the mystery behind its structure? It’s a “literary puzzle?” Cool. But it was the subject matter that killed if for me: Wallstreet and finance in New York City in the 1920s-1940s or something. But also the characters and …

Small Town Charm at Meeker Mercantile

Small Town Charm at Meeker Mercantile

Discover the small-town charm of Meeker Mercantile in Puyallup for all things unique and giftable.  The new boutique opened this winter, offering a space for local creators and makers to showcase their goods, along with a variety of clothing, art, and home decor items from additional small business brands. Conceived by the dynamic duo of …