Playing a Game That’s More Than Fun

Mah Jongg is essential to my life. That might seem like an overstatement about a game, but it’s not playing the game that is essential, it’s the women I play the game with. Every Sunday night some combination of the 10 of us get together in one of our...

Representation and Diversity Matter

I’ve witnessed terrible ugliness and pain. I’ve witnessed incredible beauty and love. Often in the same moment. Working as a social worker for over 20 years, I have sat with people in hospitals, courtrooms, and public housing apartments. I’ve never...

Five Star Hotel for My Toaster

Our recent kitchen remodel which was projected to last 3 weeks, lasted 6. I don’t understand why contractors can’t predict the amount of time it will take to finish a job. They spend every day doing this work, they should have a sense of how long it takes....

Coffee, Books, and Love

I’m so excited to be here at Coffee Time Romance. Imagine a world where you could sip your hot beverage of choice, while reading your hot book of choice every day. I’m going to pretend that is my life, at least while I’m guest blogging here....