I finished the tax journal for authorpreneurs today! I had promised people that it would be ready for Can-Con, and it will be. Barring printer problems, idiots at customs and so forth, of course. I don’t have a table at Can-Con, so I’ll have a few in my bag and a box in my room, …

First off, Today is my birthday! I got THE BEST quilting/ sewing/ embroidery machine ever!  It not only has the embroidery hoop and about a hundred pre-programmed stitches, you can add stitches from jpgs!  My old sewing machine, a lovely, easy to use, basic model will be going to a friend. She needs a well …

Sometimes it happens a lot. Explodes kinda. I recently found out I’m becoming a godmother! I’ll try to be the nice one, not the one who curses the whole castle.  No promises.  🙂 We’ve been to 2 out of 3 baby showers, being the first grandchild in both the mom and pop-to-be’s families, everybody wanted …

In four days my dear hubby and I head to Hawaii for a nephew’s wedding. It will be only the second time we’ve travelled as a couple (we met in 1998!) that wasn’t to a family member’s house or a writing conference. The first was a cruise with my mom for her 70th birthday in …

So… yesterday we went to the last day of the Viking exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Civiliza… History. (stoopid politicians changing the name to leave a footprint on history) I went with several members of my Kindred; Norse reconstructionists and sword brothers, it’s an old religion: the prechristian faith of my northern European & …