Ringing in 1988

Well, I've already blown one resolution, and it's only Day One. Today, I resolved to working on my Pawtisserie Mystery novel. There would be no distractions - no watching interesting mysteries on tv, no Candy Crush Soda Saga (why is it so satisfying to blow up those darned candies?!), and definitely NO social media. (While … Continue reading Ringing in 1988


Tis the Season to be 80s

Punk Charming went to the Ice House for a holiday photo shoot (see below). Back in the 80s, I spent a lot of time (and money) at this mall in December. My leather fringe jacket wasn't very warm (but totally bitchin'), so after the two-block walk from Just Pants, it was a great place to … Continue reading Tis the Season to be 80s

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

The first full week of November marks National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. I'm taking a break from NaNoWriMo to thank all those who help shelters make such a tremendous difference in the lives of the pets and their forever families.  Did you know that 63% of U.S. households have pets? Yet, fewer than 20% of … Continue reading National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week