We've had SOOO much rain! Not that I'm complaining. I like seeing the new plant babies pop up, but I DON'T like to water them. However, LOTS of rain leads to mutant fungus like these gems: They look like pasta is growing out of my wood mulch. The Internet seems to thinks it's Peziza domiciliana, commonly… Continue reading Monday Updates
Back in December, I bought HUNDREDS of tulip bulbs on clearance. Each bag of bulbs had been priced between fifty cents and a dollar, with ten to thirty bulbs in a bag, depending on the variety. I bought around thirty dollars worth of bulbs: tulips, daffodils, etc. Plus, I bought irises and some other things as… Continue reading Tulip Fest in My Yard!
I am writing a young adult mystery novel about a 15-year-old girl living in rural Pennsylvania who discovers her guardian is a vampire while investigating the death of her father. It's not a traditional "vampire" story. It's more of a squishy/full of feels/coming of age story with "vampire" being a metaphor (of sorts) for any group that… Continue reading Book Cover Reveal: I need your help!