Love Idol 7

This is the last post in my Lenten series about Jennifer Dukes Lee’s book “Love Idol,” which released on March 25, 2014. Have you read it yet? I've already given away my copy! In Jennifer’s epilogue, she mentions running a 5k with her daughter, … [Read more]

13 April 2014

Clover has gotten very protective of me lately. She lies down nearby, head glued to the floor, ears perked. Sometimes she watches me, like right now. Her brown eyes are fixed. What does she know that I don't? I've heard dogs can be trained to … [Read more]

Love Idol 6

For the next few Wednesdays in Lent, I’ll be talking about Jennifer Dukes Lee’s book “Love Idol,” which released on March 25, 2014. On Friday night, when it was just me and the puppies at home, I rented the documentary “20 Feet From Stardom.” It … [Read more]

6 April 2014

It's been too long since I've done a Polo and Clover update, but they're good. At the moment they are annoyed that it is raining because it has kept them from getting a walk. What they don't know is that before the smattering of rain we've received … [Read more]

Love Idol 5

I'm over at Jennifer's place today (actually, yesterday). If you want to know the special place lipstick on a mirror has in my heart, read on. P.S. Did you know this whole Love Idol thing has become a movement? I just couldn't be happier! … [Read more]

Love Idol 4

For the next few Wednesdays in Lent, I’ll be talking about Jennifer Dukes Lee’s book “Love Idol,” which released on March 25, 2014. The other night I ran into Cindy (not her real name), who was walking her two chocolate Labs. She called out my … [Read more]

A found poem from one cousin to another

SAM PATRICK’S DAY MESSAGE FROM LOS ANGELES TO AMARILLO   Well, today I made a project at school I made one for me and one for Mom It’s a Sam Patrick’s day hat   Well, I’ve really missed you I hope you are safe And … [Read more]

Love Idol 3

For the next few Wednesdays in Lent, I’ll be talking about Jennifer Dukes Lee’s book “Love Idol,” which releases on April 1, 2014. It’s evening. I’m sitting on the couch, reading “Love Idol.” It’s our first free night in a week. My husband is in … [Read more]

Rumi and Topo Chico

What does a 13th century poet have in common with Topo Chico? Not much. But I wrote about it anyway over at Tweetspeak. … [Read more]

Love Idol 2

For the next few Wednesdays in Lent, I’ll be talking about Jennifer Dukes Lee’s book “Love Idol,” which releases on April 1, 2014. Take a minute and look at this photo Mark Osler took and posted for Ash Wednesday: … [Read more]