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Beast Mom: "I loav you, Mom. You're the beast!"



My son wrote me a card that said this: "I loav you, Mom. You're the beast!" Nothing sums me up better. Welcome to the Beast Mom blog!



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Storytellers and Ownership

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:56:27 +0000

Been thinking a lot about the attitude of ownership at work and how good writing helps foster it. The attitude and culture of ownership is one of the most potent mindsets in any company when staff across all levels are both included and informed – resourced and empowered TO work with an ownership mindset. Too



Amtrak Writing Residency? Yes, Please.

Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:20:48 +0000

#AmtrakResidency – Go to Twitter and look this up if you’re a writer. Amtrak has been experimenting with the idea of writing residencies aboard their trains. For free. You can read more about it here. I would love to write on a train journey, would love the adventure and change of scenery. Could there be



My Short Story Ebooks!

Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:48:09 +0000

I am excited to announce that yesterday, two ebooks of my short stories were published on Smashwords and Amazon! CUCKOO FUNERAL, MAGIQUE, THE ODD JOB: THREE SHORT STORIES (Kindle edition) (All other e-readers or computer download) THE STOOL PIGEON: A SHORT STORY (Kindle edition) (All other e-readers or computer download) Would love to have you



Where I’ve Been And Where I Am And Where I’m Going

Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:56:02 +0000

You know how singers are told to pull their breath from way down deep? That’s how I want to write. I want to stand tall and pull from the deep. All my writing time is going into my North Korea book project, an espionage novel. I’m living, breathing, singing, and writing this book. I have to finish



Beauty

Mon, 04 Feb 2013 04:37:43 +0000

My women friends are beautiful, and they grow more beautiful every year. At my last high school reunion, I was quite struck by all the feminine beauty in that ballroom. It exceeded (by a lot) the total beauty of the same group when we were in high school and college. Cute is simply not the



Buy Your Christmas Gifts From Local Small Businesses

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 21:42:02 +0000

Consider buying your Christmas gifts from local small businesses. Something beautiful from a nearby glass blowing studio. Cage time 10 packs at the batting facility that serves your little league. Handmade holiday decor or jewelry from all the upcoming weekend craft shows. Cooking classes at a local restaurant. A hot air balloon ride. Wine from



The Darkness In All Of Us

Wed, 28 Mar 2012 02:08:28 +0000

I just finished reading “Escape from Camp 14” by Blaine Harden. As I read about the life of the one and only person born in a North Korean prison camp who ever successfully escaped, I kept thinking about human hearts and how they go so dark. Why does this happen? How do hearts get seared



“Drifting House” by Krys Lee

Tue, 21 Feb 2012 21:14:38 +0000

I just finished reading a short story collection that left me with the sensation of the white winter sun. This is not the rare winter sun of the Northwest where I live but the sun of the vast middle states, the whitegray sun that sheets across millions of acres of flat space, the sun that



My Final Read This Summer

Wed, 17 Aug 2011 17:25:41 +0000

Anyone who truly loves books knows that feeling of turning the first pages of a much anticipated read. I had that feeling a couple nights ago when I turned past the front cover and read the introduction of a particular novel. I decided to only read the intro and foreword that first night. The next



A Gardening Parable

Wed, 15 Jun 2011 16:57:34 +0000

I once knew a woman who bought a friend’s house. My friend had the nicest kept yard in her neighborhood. Many of her neighbors wondered if the yard would look as pretty once a new owner took over. You see, my friend, while just a weekend gardener, really made her yard lovely. It wasn’t a



“The Industry Is Dead.”

Fri, 20 May 2011 22:29:51 +0000

Interesting video about publishing today. What do you think? PressPausePlay – Animated Content from Stuart Langfield on Vimeo. -bm



Bacon Torture

Thu, 12 May 2011 22:30:25 +0000

Heh-heh… 🙂 bm



Time Keeps On Ticking, Ticking, Ticking

Thu, 12 May 2011 04:59:40 +0000

I bet Christmas will be here in two months.  That’s how fast time feels lately.  My son will be driving a car in three years.  Freaky.  My daughter made me breakfast in bed without any help on Mother’s Day and cleaned up the whole kitchen by herself.  Freaky.   I am not one to constantly wish my kids would stay little



Frozen Pizzas & Cake – It’s What’s For Lunch During Spring Break

Thu, 07 Apr 2011 22:22:13 +0000

So I went to the uber healthy PCC market to buy groceries for the first time with the kids.  I’ve never really bought anything there, only looked around.  What I left the store with was three frozen pizzas, a giant lemon cake, and a bunch of red velvet cupcakes.   That was it.  Nothing fresh, nothing green,



Sorry All Your Comments Are Gone Again

Wed, 06 Apr 2011 02:33:40 +0000

Another system upgrade deleted comments to all my recent posts since the last system deletion episode, which I realize was not very long ago.  Sorry about this ongoing issue.   I really do like all your comments very much and have not deleted them on purpose or anything.  🙂  I don’t enjoy futility, and I’m sure you don’t either, so