Here Lies Dina, She Was Rarely At a Loss for Words

So there it was, at the top of my stats page, the number of posts which have appeared on Wine and Cheese (Doodles). The last one, about my son’s extreme origami frustration was number 499. Which makes this one…500. That’s a lot of posts. Like, seriously a lot of posts. Now, full disclosure, some of…

Interrupting My Regularly Scheduled Programming…

For nearly four years I’ve been plugging away at this blog. I’ve covered a spectrum of topics from parenting to LEGO to life as an expat. Some posts do better than others. Some folks come for different reasons. Usually I follow a loose, self-imposed ‘rotation’ in terms of topics. Until recently…. If you’ve been with…

Dear Reader…

If I were Ms. Austen or a Bronte sister, this is the point at which I would say: Dear Reader… After two decades of procrastination, fifteen months of on and off again writing, one month of manic non-stop writing, sixty index cards, and several weeks of juggling scenes until I thought my brain was going…