Locker Room Talk

Trigger Warning: sexual assault;unwanted touching

A 59-year-old man with a long history of sexism gets on a bus and jokes about grabbing women without consent and then dismisses it as "locker room talk," apologizing not because he understands, but only "if you're offended."

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This Post Will Give You Cooties

Hubs and I have been a couple for going-on ten years but as of today we've been married for five of them. As a romance writer, I feel I must honor this occasion with a loving missive for the guy who puts up with just... so much bullshit and loves me anyway. Though not enough to watch Gossip Girl. Some things, not even love can do.

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IWSG: Remove Your Pants!

This is going to seem like a weird thing to talk about in February but bear with me.... Do you know why I love NaNoWriMo? It's because, back before 2009, I couldn't finish a draft. Or even come close to it. Then my fantastically talented friend Jean said,"Hey this thing? We're doing it!" 

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