Ephemera

Tidbits to be enjoyed and consumed quickly are collected here in hopes of future value.

  • From Childhood’s Hour
    From childhood’s hour I have not been. As others were; I have not seen. As others saw; I could not bring. My […]
  • Top Ten Songs of 2022
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    What’s the fun of having a music blog if you can’t list out your personal top…
  • Raccoons are Avid Readers
    Shh, don’t tell anybody, but raccoons truly are avid readers, and you can read all about it in the latest collection […]
  • The Unsolved Christmas
    When I was eight years old, I received a Rubik’s Cube for Christmas. I can admit, I never solved the thing, […]
  • Is It Better Now?
    I will query my manuscript in the fall of 2022. I will query my manuscript in the winter of 2022. I […]
  • Friday Night Jukebox
    This week was unforgiving, so I’m gonna celebrate the ending with a straight shot of music, chase it down with the […]
  • Today in Music November 11th, 2022
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    Today in the U.S. we celebrate Veteran’s Day. So, to any of our listeners who have…
  • Mellow Monday October 31st 2022
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    What happens when the 1994 hit “Girl Like You Before” by Scottish singer-songwriter Edwyn Collins is…
  • Modern-Day Sirens~Wet Leg
    I’m so delighted that my article on the band Wet Leg went live this weekend. What a fun-loving, storytelling duo. They’ve […]
  • Under the Crescent Moon
    And so it is…the season of mischief-making is upon us, to swing below a crescent moon dripping with its reflection. For […]
  • The Joker and the Queen
    Flashback Friday #72 asks listeners to take on an analogy, and I was reminded of this recent song by Ed Sheeran, […]
  • Modern-Day Sirens: Michelle Zauner
    Have you heard of Japanese Breakfast? It’s a band fronted by the modern-day siren and New York Bestselling author, Michelle Zauner. […]
  • New Music Monday-June 27, 2022
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    Grammy-nominated, Kenyan singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara released the first single from his highly anticipated third album, Spanish…
  • 45’s Forever
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    I’ve been wanting to share the joy of my 45’s collection with listeners. A rainy evening…
  • #1 Amazon Bestseller Wounds I Healed
    Dear Readers, I am proud to announce that two of my poems: “A Period Piece,” and “The Woman” were both published […]
  • Musical Classified Ad
    Flashback Friday #69 asks listeners to write a classified ad. using the title of a song like Depeche Mode did when […]
  • Starry Crown
    I am so pleased to share that poem “Starry Crown” was published today on Whispers & Echoes, an online journal celebrating short writing […]
  • Nibble Me Numb
    I am so pleased to share that my poem “Nibble Me Numb” was published today on Whispers & Echoes, an online […]
  • Black Myself
    I’m so pleased to see my third Modern-Day Sirens article published yesterday. It’s about a tremendous new female artist, Amythyst Kiah. […]
  • An Author Interview
    Beautiful things are happening in my writing career. First and foremost, I have finished the second draft of my novel, Fascination. […]