’Tis the season to be . . . blorft. “Blorft”is an adjective coined by funny lady Tina Fey in her autobiographical comedy book Bossypants to mean “completely overwhelmed but trying to proceed as if everything is fine.” In the mad dash that precedes the holidays, there are a lot of […]
Where are you finding the whimsy in your everyday life? Where are you creating it? That’s what Sprout Online Magazine asked me in an interview they published in this month’s (Aug. 2013) eye-catching issue (#22). It got me thinking.
When it comes to finding the whimsy in life, some […]
Just a quick post in praise of all things GREEN:
Let’s hear it for Guacamole … and Emeralds … and Frogs … and Leaves … and All Living Things!
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!
P.S. What do you love that’s green?
I’ve been goofing off. Instead of writing new Beaver Bluff stories or editing drafts of others, last week I took off to beautiful Victoria, B.C. I had a wonderful time with my friends—and met some new ones. Including this guy. Here’s me and the R.C.M.B. (Royal […]
A publisher friend of mine sent me a link to this hair-raising (and side-splitting) YouTube video of a Canadian beaver trying to dodge traffic on the highway.
Boy, can I ever identify with this roving rodent! For the last couple of months, I’ve been far from my natural habitat […]
“Are you beaver-ready?” Those aren’t my words—although they could be, since I’m preparing to launch the Kindle version of my book Beaver Bluff: The Librarian Stories on an unsuspecting world. No, those are the words of Dutch beaver expert Vilmar Dijkstra. Apparently Dutch beavers have been mating at […]
According to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, to launch is to “set afloat.” So far, setting my book Beaver Bluff afloat on the seas of cyberspace has been not been entirely smooth sailing. As of today’s date, the title still shows as “temporarily out of stock” on Canada’s Amazon.ca. To which I say, Grrr. I don’t […]
Hi! I’m a Canadian writer, humorist and performer—and the author of Beaver Bluff: The Librarian Stories. That sounds like a simple message to convey. It might be, if my name weren’t Judy Millar. Carving out an internet identity when your name is Judy Millar is a huge problem because […]
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