I read, I write, I make art.

I’m living on programmer hours
where the day is
not over ’till you go to sleep.
Tuesday fades, but we’re still
on time — no deadlines missed.
The grit in our eyes could
shore up a drifting continent.
Lord, I sure hope we make
this Tuesday deadline
sometime before Friday comes.

About Me
Fiction writer, coffee addict, cat owner...doesn't every "about me" say that, usually with a cutesy photo? I don't do cutesy. So I'll add to the list: I'm short, stubborn, very unfashionable, clumsy (typing this with a wounded wrist, always have bruises), opinionated, and a humanist. BS degree in Journalism '83, certificate in technical writing, addicted to reading, can't boil water without setting off the smoke alarm, non-skinny, politically active (and annoyingly loud about it). Love comfort, hate camping, wouldn't want to live in a world where chocolate and caramel hadn't been invented.