Tell Them What They’ve Won!

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! I have come to a really bizarre moment in my life that I thought would never happen. I have a new car. What happened? How did this happen? I’m equal parts excited and awkwardly mournful. My previous car was a limited edition Saturn sedan from 1999. It’s still sitting in my…

Giving Writerly Thanks on Thanksgiving

For we Americans, today is National Tryptophan Coma Day. Or the common name Thanksgiving. For the rest of the world, it’s simply Thursday. I never thought I’d have so much to be thankful for, or perhaps I knew, but I never stopped to appreciate it. While cooking, Mom and I reminisced on what we were doing last year….