Rainbow maker

January 16, 2018

I bought myself a rainbow maker. It’s a like plastic box that fastens onto a window with a suction cap. There’s a tiny solar panel on top which generates enough power to twirl a couple of prisms, and that sends rainbows dancing all around the room. I’ve always been a big kid about rainbows, and I love it. Of course it only works while direct sunlight hits the prisms, so…


Life being a bit too interesting

January 7, 2018

Tonight my husband took it into his head that he wanted photos of himself dressed as Libelula with the Christmas lights in San Pedro. So we did. It was fun, but I was tired afterwards. I get clumsy when I’m tired and somehow I wound up tipping a full mug of pumpkin soup into the bag where I keep my huge, half-finished tapestry. Of course that meant I had to…


Goals and Resolutions

Calendar for 2018
January 1, 2018

Happy new year everyone! I have rather definite views on new year resolutions. Most people give up by February, so I have every sympathy with people who don’t bother in the first place. Personally I pick just one thing to try to change so I can concentrate. If / when that’s become enough of a habit that I don’t need to think about it, I can always start another resolution…


Writing Roundup for 2017

To be honest I’m a bit disappointed with my output this year, especially the second half. I’ve been busy with tour guiding and a lot of real life got in the way. Still and all, it’s not too bad. LaPalma-island.com 96 posts (not all of them new) SheilaCrosby.com 76 posts (not all of them new) 11 short stories sent to the critique group 7 short story submissions and 7 rejections…

December 31, 2017