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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

Pam goes to the movies

In my quest to see all of the Oscar-nominated movies from 2012, I saw four. At the movies. Before the awards. Quite an accomplishment. In the last two weeks, I also watched a couple of 2012 movies On Demand that weren’t nominated. Here are my reviews. 1. Pitch Perfect – I finally got to see […]

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All in a day’s work

Ever since I was downsized from my corporate job, my daily routine as a freelancer is eerily similar. In the morning I eat breakfast, make coffee, check e-mails, print out my To Do list, polish and submit stories if I have any due, tell an editor I forgot to ask for photos – if I […]

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The perfume of my childhood home

I was going to post some New Year’s resolutions such as: “Understand the meaning of ‘Netflix streaming’”, so that I might one day trade my addiction to House Hunters marathons and Real Housewives of Insert-city-here episodes for some of the high quality viewing available through Netflix – or heck, maybe HBO or Showtime. Yeah, that’s […]

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German Grocery Shopping

No cheese and salami samples here Updated July 2013 My husband, two teen-aged children and I spent a week in Germany last summer. Rather than stay in a hotel, I thought it would be fun if we lived like Germans in a vacation rental apartment. Well, apartments have kitchens. And kitchens need groceries. So while […]

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