Archives for November 2011

Muse Troubles

Betsy! Psst! Betsy!

*jumps* What? Who’s there?

Betsy! Over here!

*looks around* Blogosphere? Is that you?

Of course it’s me. Keep your voice down.

What? Why?

Just do it. *Blogosphere slinks further into the post* *glares* Where in the hell have you been?

*blush* Well, it’s been such a rough couple of weeks, and..

Rough couple of weeks. Yeah, right.

Well it has!

How’re those Sims and their pets doing?

How did you–

Forget it! *slashes many hands in air* We don’t have time for this. She’ll be here any minute.


Sometimes I get hung up in the minutia of day-to-day living. The work I do at my day job. Whether I’m writing. Whether I’m not writing. Whether I’m working towards my goals. Whether I’m not working towards my goals. Whether I just want to say I have goals, but I don’t really want to work towards them. Details.

But every once in a while, life or God or the universe or whatever you want to call it, slaps you upside the head so you’ll pay attention. That’s when you get down to the basics.

12 Ways You Can Tell The Electricity Has Been Off Too Long

Hello, everyone!  It’s so good to be talking with you all again.  I had an unexpected blog hiatus when the snow storm from hell hit on Saturday and took my power out for five days.  And, since it was a COLD five days, I was more concerned with getting under enough blankets than finding an Internet connection.

But every cloud has a silver lining, and I have turned my recent Arctic adventure into a blog post.  So here you go – 12 ways you can tell the electricity’s been off too long when it’s cold outside.