August 17, 2014


Well, that’s over now. We can all resume our regular programming. It’s been a week since Robin Williams died. The words and pictures and tributes are only trickling into the newsfeed. Maybe we’ll see an uptick from time to time as new information comes forth, as new insights are gleaned but for the most part […]

Vacation…all I ever wanted.

August 8, 2014


I can’t even hear the word vacation without launching into my best Belinda Carlisle. If that reference is lost on you then I’ve kindly attached the video for that GoGo’s song. Watch and learn, grasshoppers. It’ll stick to you forever. you’re welcome. In any case, I’m headed out on vacation this week. So if you […]


August 7, 2014


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Originally posted on Nearly Orthodox:
Whenever a new social media outlet opens up I give it a look. Nine times out of ten I will join it and then half the time I ignore it for a good long while until I figure out what it’s “for.” Facebook is a neighborhood with winding conversations taking…

Posted in: Ordinary Time

The finer points of Kryptonite

August 4, 2014



I’ve been thinking about Superman. After my first cup of coffee I made the bed. I felt good. I felt powerful. “Coffee is my Superman cape,” I thought to myself. Then I corrected that because Superman isn’t strong because of his cape. He’s strong because he’s an alien living on Earth. As I understand it […]

Greasy lips and thin mints

July 31, 2014


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Originally posted on Nearly Orthodox:
When I write posts like this in the morning they will most likely start with some kind of commentary on coffee. I like my morning coffee. I have no shame in admitting that. I also have no shame in admitting that I like that really awful non dairy creamer you…

Posted in: Ordinary Time

The magical mystery tour!

July 28, 2014



This morning when I stirred my coffee I picked up the wrong spoon. Instead of the nice clean spoon I’d taken from the drawer moments before I picked up a spoon left on the counter from dinner last night. Somehow it had missed the last train into the dishwasher before I went to bed and […]

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July 25, 2014


It’s a full on social media blitz over here at Angela’s Book Release Headquarters. I promise I will do my level best to keep it to a dull roar on weekends and after 10pm on school nights but for the balance of the time I’m afraid it’s going to be a bit crazy for a […]


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