Tip #2, Love Is All You Need or Bridget’s Surefire Guide to Keeping Up With Your Friends So That They Don’t Forget How Fun You Are

Your friends are awesome. When you’re temporarily health challenged, they are even more awesome than usual. They come visit, send you cards and presents, make you cupcakes, volunteer to cat-sit, and maybe even help you raise money to cover your medical expenses. But the thing is, when you’re sick, you sort of just want to […]

Napping Day

I would like to interrupt Napping Day for a very special “Thank You!” to everyone who participated in the auction! It was a huge success and we can’t thank everyone who was involved enough. We are overcome with the generosity of our friends and family and the kidlit community. You all seriously, seriously rock! I […]


Writers and aspiring writers, if you need a fresh look or even a first look at your work, consider the critique services offered on the auction. I know it’s difficult. So many fabulous writers, how to choose??? Don’t overlook less published writers. I don’t know all of their work, but the ones that I am […]

No Laughing, Are You Kidding Me???

He was not. Kidding me in the least, that is. When I was last at CTCA my surgeon told me with a perfectly straight face (after having just spent the last half-hour applying tourniquet-like pressure to my wound after having removed the rod shoved up my hepatic artery half-way through Start-Pre-Treatment-At-4:30am-Then-Insert-Painful-Device-And-Chemotherapies-And-Make-Bridget-Lie-Flat-On-Her-Back-For-Fourteen-Hours Torture Day) that I […]