Category Archives: Catherine’s Cup of Tea!

What Fascinates?

It was, of course, a hot August day when I worked my sweaty fingers over the keyboard to get ideas down for this blog post. My brain felt as waterlogged as the day’s humid air. Dew points aside, and no … Continue reading

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One word, two words, three words, more . . .

The written word should be          as clean as a bone, as clear as light, as firm as a stone, two words will never serve as well as one alone. –Anonymous I ran across this quote in the 1990’s and … Continue reading

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Binge Reading

My idea of taking a camper trip or vacation is to get away from phones, TV, and computers. Unfortunately, being an author, that luxury is no longer an option for me. Of course, I go no-mail on all list servers … Continue reading

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New Buzzwords?

Under things to ponder over my morning cup of tea is that it’s bad enough being one of those people who is fascinated by archaic or little-known words, but the other day I ran across new “buzz” words. As an … Continue reading

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DOING A BOOK READING—OR MAYBE NOT

I shy away from doing book readings. For good reason. You see, when I read out loud, I do it in a staccato monotone. That droning voice is the reason I don’t even volunteer at my local writers’ groups to … Continue reading

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FLOWERS, FLOWERS, FLOWERS

Got a green thumb? Continue reading

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DOES TALENT DIE WITHOUT SKILL?

Does talent die without skill? Continue reading

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