Why wait?

Turns out I have plenty of procrastinator friends. Many of them are anxiously looking at the calendar and biting their fingernails in anticipation of the April 15 tax deadline, and thinking about applying for an extension. Others are merely putting off cleaning the...

With grace and dignity

As of this morning, I’ve lost three significant men in my life. These guys were absolutely instrumental in helping to create “the kinder, softer, gentler Jansy.” Or at least they tried. Wayne and George passed the same week in late October. Alex found out mid-December...

Reprinted with permission

Today, by popular request, I’m reprinting a column I wrote… OMG!… 20 years ago. This story, and 68 other adventures from that time, are included in “Through My Looking Glass,” magically available now either in print through JanBonoBooks,...

More than ready for Spring!

The calendar says spring has arrived, yet my sweet pea seeds are still in the package, waiting for my gut instinct to tell me winter’s weather is safely behind us. Good luck with that, huh? The daffodils in my yard opened their bright yellow faces tentatively to...

Never say never

Three months and a day ago, right in the middle of an evening holiday party, I was asked if I thought I’d ever publish an eBook. “I seriously doubt it,” I honestly replied. “I’m a traditional book lover.” Like I said, that was three...
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