Winding it up

To say it’s been a bumpy year for me would be like saying the Titanic hit a minor winter weather disturbance. All in all, I guess the incredible highs have balanced the devastating lows, but I’d sure have preferred to skip those lows. My writing career is gaining...

Taking Stock

I’ve been taking inventory on my finances, as I do every year about this time. Overall, it was a pretty successful year for JanBonoBooks.com, and the IRS will be happy to see my tally sheet successfully establishes my writing as a career and not a hobby. That’s the...

Too Much Gum

I was 12 or 13 when I sent off a handwritten story to one of those magazine advertisements soliciting people who “really want to write.” And when I say handwritten, I literally mean I employed paper and pencil to do so. My story was titled “Too Much Gum.” A few weeks...

God bless us, every one.

God bless us, EVERY ONE?? This is a lot tougher than it sounded coming from Tiny Tim’s mouth this morning, particularly when I’m currently experiencing an alternative reality show in my head powered by the oftentimes extra anger-inducing prednisone. God bless us,...

Waving Goodbye

Idiots. In general, most men are idiots when it comes to relationships. Case in point, let’s examine the ending to the movie Casablanca. Representing what I think is the typical woman’s viewpoint, I’m outraged, frustrated, discouraged, and downright...
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