Tag Archives: Jo Bryant

5×5 With The Hook: The Hook – Part Two.

I’m back and my text is still black. You know the drill: You ask the questions. I provide the answers. Everyone wins. So here we go… 1)  The ultra-talented Marina Kanavaki  wants to know: Do you have a phrase that keeps … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Jo Bryant

In the beginning, before my maturation as a writer, the soul-searching posts it produced and the accolades that followed, there was Jo Bryant. Not only is she in no danger of ever taking herself too seriously, she is the original … Continue reading

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Words To Live By: Don’t Lick The Minivan!

Yes, the family is still down for the count, but I’ve had to return to the salt mines, rather than face the inevitable prospect of bankruptcy. So before we return to form, here are a few words about a blogger … Continue reading

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“The Hook: The Most Famous Blogger You’ve Never Heard Of!”

What do you think of my new tagline? I was inspired by a colleague who actually believes – God bless her – that I’m famous now. My response? “I’d rather be rich and unknown than poor and famous.” What say … Continue reading

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What Every Bellman Needs For Christmas…

Yes, I have indeed used the word “Christmas”. There has been a great deal of controversy on this side of the border over its use, but as I’ve said before, my blog, my rules. Let’s get to it, shall we? … Continue reading

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How To Wake Your Child On A Weekday…

Author’s note: It’s Monday. If you were expecting a clever title, you’re out of luck… FACT#1: Children love to sleep, not nearly as much as we’d like them to, and never when we desire, but they love to sleep nonetheless. … Continue reading

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This Could Only Happen To Me…

Some bloggers, like Jenny “The Bloggess” Lawson have a devoted following that shower her with gifts. What do I get? Well read on and you’ll see… So I’m taking a break from five hours of doing… well, nothing, quite frankly, … Continue reading

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