Category: Microblog Monday

Meanderings about my writing, life, and other randomness. I used to refer to this as “Musing Monday” but after over a year of participating in #MicroblogMondays, I decided a name change was in order. Check out the link below for more information on how you can join in the fun!

#MicroblogMondays
“Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is?
Read the inaugural post which explains
the idea and how you can participate too.”
~ Melissa S. Ford, Stirrup Queens

Babble like a Buccaneer! September 19th be Talk Like A Pirate Day!

September 19th be Talk Like A Pirate Day

While I still have one more monstrous update for Lumpy and Leaky, I’m taking a boob break today. Instead, I’m revising this post from last year, in honor of tomorrow. (originally published September 19, 2016) Avast ye Landlubbers! Next high…

Spoiler for my next Lumpy & Leaky update – IT’S NOT CANCER! (aka my breast cancer concern)

Spoiler for my next Lumpy & Leaky update - IT'S NOT CANCER! (aka my breast cancer concern)

I’m working on a monstrously-sized update, but my focus isn’t great right now (thank you, pain killers! No, seriously – thank you). For the moment, as the title says, the spoiler for my next Lumpy & Leaky update is –…

Lumpy is happy and Leaky is healing aka my breast cancer concern

7. Lumpy is happy and Leaky is healing Breast cancer concern Blog graphic

WARNING – This post was written while under the influence of some lovely, if somewhat ineffectual, pain meds, so I can’t be held responsible for the content or coherentness of what follows. Because it’s a bit difficult to type at…

Surgery this week and Lumpy wants attention again aka my breast cancer concern

Surgery this week and Lumpy wants attention again Breast cancer concern Blog graphic

This might be the week I start to get some answers! Which is good, because my visit to the oncologist actually left me with more questions, specifically about Lumpy. But I’m getting a bit ahead of myself – first, a…

Running out of tests to run on Leaky aka my breast cancer concern

Running out of tests to run on Leaky aka my breast cancer concern

Okay, readers, fess up – who’s the one who wished I’d live in interesting times? *sigh* Still not much to report since last week, but here’s what’s been going on – A little addlebrained. I can’t believe I forgot to…

Good but exasperating update on Leaky aka my breast cancer concern

Good but exasperating update on Leaky Breast cancer concern Blog graphic

I’ll start with the punchline first – even after the results of an MRI, I still don’t have a frelling clue as to why Leaky is leaking. Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way (and technically, that could…

National Book Lovers Day is August 9th 2017

National Book Lovers Day August 9th 2017

First, for those following the ongoing saga of Leaky and Lumpy, I don’t have much new to report, other than Lumpy still has a slight bruise that, given its size and color, reminds me of a lemon… and you know…

No News and Good News – a Quick Update on Lumpy and Leaky

Quick Update on Lumpy and Leaky Blog Graphic

Happy Monday, all! No need for warnings or short versions of today’s post, as I don’t have much new to report on this ongoing possible cancer scenario. Lumpy is still a bit bruised and sore, but the mammogram place called…

Further Adventures of Lumpy and Leaky (aka my breast cancer concern)

The Further Adventures of Lumpy and Leaky Blog graphic

First, thank you to everyone who commented with amazing messages of support last week. The idea for the post came to me while waiting at the mammogram office, but I hesitated hitting the “publish” button right up until the last…

I Have My Father’s Eyes (and possibly his cancer gene)

I Have My Father's Eyes (and possibly his cancer gene)

A number of things happened in the past few weeks that have me wicked a bit freaked out about the possibility I have cancer. Since this is supposed to be a Microblog (not Super Heavy Duty Macro blog), I have…

Bee Quotos for a Mostly Wordless Monday

Bee Quotos - Matshona Dhliwayo quote

A week or so ago, I found a pair of excellent Bumblebee-themed quotes in my Facebook newsfeed (HERE and HERE), both from the always magically awesome page, The Nemeton. I commented and thanked Em, the page owner, and told her…

My Results For The Book Lover’s Tag

The Book Lover’s Tag

I was nominated by the amazing Gary (not to be confused with Gary) to participate in The Book Lover’s Tag thingamabob (see his post HERE). Do you have a specific place for reading? Yep – any place that’s light enough.…