Month: September 2020

My Second Published Short Story

A few weeks ago, after a slew of rejections, I got an email informing me one of my short stories “Mishibizhiw,” would be published. The magazine in question was The Potato Soup Journal, an online literary magazine whose stories I quite enjoy. Here’s what it took to get this piece published: Drafts/Rewrites This story had […] Read more…

Travel During Covid: Weekend at Westport

Our First Trip During Coronavirus So this year has been a dud as far is travel is concerned. Travel during covid is daunting, so we didn’t take our usual big vacation and aren’t going to for obvious reasons. But as the situation has evolved and cases didn’t get out of control where we live, we […] Read more…

Cross Stitch: William Morris Peacock

The Most Complicated Cross Stitch A few months (three…four…what year is this anyways?) ago I posted about a cross stitch project I had just started, the William Morris Peacock. Well, it is finally (FINALLY) done. And I still have my eyesight! That’s no small miracle when you take into account the intricate design of this […] Read more…