Jump, Jive, and Wail

How Dressing For A 1920s Theme Party Won’t Break The Bank My birthday is coming up next weekend. When Sean asked me what I wanted, I initially thought “groovy piece of jewelry”. When I thought about it more though, I realized that an experience would...

Hi My Name Is Nicole And I'm In A Support Group

It’s coming up on six months since my dad died. (If you’d like to be brought up to speed, the paper covered it better than I could at the time (with a creepy headline though) here.) So far, my way of dealing with this is throwing myself into work, writing,...

Sick Day

I guess everyone is entitled to a sick day. Mine involves a case of laryngitis and a splitting headache. (Trying to tell the dog firmly to get away from the cat’s food might have put my voice over the edge.) I’m going back to bed and depending how it goes,...

The Comic Laugh Arts Fest In Belfast, Maine

This First Annual Eclectic Festival Makes For A More Interesting "Mud Season" I really admire someone who chooses to hold a festival during Maine’s off-season. Sure, your festival can be a guaranteed money maker if you hold off for the tourists June to...

Two Project Updates

So for awhile now, I’ve had several projects going. Good for me (right?) but it probably left you wondering, "Hey, what ever happened to that?" I’d like to update you on a couple of fronts. First of all, you may remember how I decided to become a...