Thoughty Thursday: Procrastination, Backups & Thpbpbpbpb

So my blog schedule and backing up files fell to the bottom of the to-do list. Often I can get a few done early on weekends, but–well, over Memorial Day I actually shut off work and played with the Magical-Dawg … Continue reading

Monday Mentions: About Pets & Heroes

Patriot Paws I met writer Meg Reid at the recent OWFI writers conference, and I’m delighted she sent me a link to her Twisted Sisters blog (doncha love that title?!). Patriot Paws is a wonderful group dedicated to training service dogs for veterans. … Continue reading

Thoughty Thursday: Un-Plugged!

The past two days I’ve been in purgatory–I won’t call it hell, because it’s the ABSENCE of something vital to my writing life. And I’ve learned (horrors!) that I’m an addict. . . . . .of the Internet. In the … Continue reading

Tuesday Tips: Ask Amy Thinks Outside The Box

  Now that I’ve got your attention, no–that is NOT a real book. The totally twisted folks over at Smoshed.com posted a whole slew of tongue-in-cheek (I hope!) “Rejected Children’s Books” . Here’s another one that seems to fit today’s theme–think outside the … Continue reading

Ask Amy: Why Do Dogs Roll in Nasty “Stuff?”

 Here’s the next installment in the ASK AMY video series. Do your dogs adore pungent odors? Steal dirty socks? Roll in (ahem) crappiocca?  Please share! And do you have other doggy foibles that puzzle, amaze, delight or otherwise come from … Continue reading