Considering the average life span for women and men in the United States, the age of forty-two is on the beginning edge of middle age. That’s the age I’m staring down this year, come October. That makes me a Bicentennial baby, a Gen X woman of a certain age, and pre-menopausal. Woohoo? Continue reading How Does Middle Age Feel, Ms. Gen X?
One of those ads for Al Capone’s popped up while he was looking at Sleuths. No lie, those ads can be annoying and leave one paranoid about Google and Apple and other tech companies, but they’re damn helpful sometimes.
Obviously it’s prohibition era decor, and heavy on the Italian tropes of that time period. They encourage people to come in costume, and if we ever do it again I will definitely consider it. I love a good excuse to wear a flapper dress. Continue reading Review of Al Capone’s (Dinner Theater)
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Freedom’s Song, by A.K. Lawrence has all the elements of a good romance wrapped up in the plot of a top notch thriller. It is obvious that this is book 2 of the continuing saga of Baldwin series, (novels set in the small town setting of Baldwin, Michigan), but Lawrence offers just enough background to keep me from… Continue reading “Freedom’s Song”: A Well-Crafted Romantic Thriller
The prologue and Chapter 1 from the third book in my Baldwin series, Freedom’s Mercy. Continue reading Sample of Freedom’s Mercy, Book 3 Baldwin Series
So, if you were to ask me, “Hey, AK, how was that experience?” I’d have to answer something along the lines of:
I’m grateful we’re alive, that our friends and family and pets are safe. I’m worried, and praying for the people affected. I will never use the name Irma for anything but a murder victim, I think, and it will be gruesome when it happens. I feel like I owe her at least one for my back pains. Continue reading Full Irma Evacuation Adventure – Orlando
How many people can kick out $1000 for a weekend away? That’s ultimately what this is. And that doesn’t factor what we’ll find when we get back. We’re insured, and that’s fine and all, but what if our complex leveled? Continue reading Evacuated Ahead of Irma – Orlando Edition
This is the first person I’ve had pass that I’ve hung out with on a regular basis, the first of my friends who are my age and are no more. I know as I grow older this will happen more often, but may I just say, I’d prefer if it were old age from here on out? Is that acceptable? Continue reading Mourning My Friend a Second Time