New 3-Things Serial! — Atonement in Zugzwang: Episode 1, Featuring Chris Graham

Saturday, February 25, 2023 Hello, everyone. I’m finally ready to take the plunge into an all new, three things style serial.  You may have noticed that strange word in the title. To over-simplify, zugzwang (German for “compulsion to move”) is a situation found in chess and other turn-based games when a player is forced to … More New 3-Things Serial! — Atonement in Zugzwang: Episode 1, Featuring Chris Graham


Saturday, February 18, 2023 Welcome back to my sanctuary, everyone.  It’s serene here… and at once it’s utter chaos.  How’s that?  I have a new family.  A few of you from Facebook already know this. My next-door neighbor is with local animal control. She went above and beyond in coming into my home to help … More INTRODUCING…

A Personal Update

Sunday, February 12, 2023 I know my presence in the blog world has been unpredictable lately.  This is a personal update.  Don’t worry, I’m not going to delve into my heartache, past or present.   When Aspen died, eight years ago, I swore that Crystal would be the final feline.  Throughout her 16 ½ years, Crystal … More A Personal Update


Monday, February 6, 2023 Crystal.  August 8, 2006 to February 6, 2023 Born to a feral mom in the worst part of the south side of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lived in Rio Rancho, NM then Arlington, VA, and finally in lower southeast NM. A hero and survivor from birth to the end.

#ThursdayDoors to #IndieBooks — What’s Behind the Door?

Thursday, February 2, 2023 Thursday Doors to Indie Books Welcome to my sanctuary, everyone.  Happy Groundhog Day.   My Internet “door” finally reopened.  I was without Internet for nearly 3 weeks, so you Thursday Doors aficionados haven’t seen me online for quite a while.  I got a new setup running, and as soon as I was … More #ThursdayDoors to #IndieBooks — What’s Behind the Door?