Ramblings and Ruminations

January in a Nutshell

This might possibly be one of the shortest Nutshells I have ever written because so little happened in January.     But it wasn’t by choice.  Starting around New Year’s Day, I had a bug so nasty I dubbed it Zurg.  That way, when the sickness left I could quote Toy Story.   *grins*  Not sure what it was, but…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

The Reverse Bucket List

It’s January!  This is usually the month where everybody posts a recap of their previous year and talks about their goals for the upcoming year.     Yes, you read that right. I’m not going to do a recap of 2018 (if you want to know what happened to me in 2018, read over all my old posts!)    …

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Travels

December in a Nutshell

I’M BACK FROM MY BLOGGING HIATUS, MY FRIENDS!!!!   ^ Allison entering the blogosphere ^   First of all, I’m so happy to be back!  I missed blogging and I missed YOU so much!  *gathers everybody into a group hug and squeezes and squeezes* Secondly, I’m really sorry this December in a Nutshell post is so ridiculously late.  I got…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Holiday Hiatus & a Gift for You!

    PLAY THE MUSIC:  this is Mandatory – millions of screaming monkeys will descend upon you if you don’t hit play.        I’ve decided to take some time off from blogging to enjoy the holidays more thoroughly with my family, like I normally do every year at this time.  I’m going to miss you guys, but I’m…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

November in a Nutshell

    Hello gang!  It’s that time of the month again! The time to wrap up my month in a few choice and witty paragraphs. However, most of my November was spent in a fog.  The whole family came down with a two-week cold.  You know, the kind where breathing is hit-or-miss, soup is a choking hazard and your skull…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

October in a Nutshell

  Like September, I’ve been focusing on trying to take things easy.  Consequently, not a lot interesting happened in October and this will be quite a small post.     But I knew I had to post anyway.  I couldn’t fail you!     Ahem, anyway.  🙂   The nutshell!     – WATCHED –   I’m not going to post…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

The Goose Girl Cometh!

    It’s happening, my dear people! By November, Lord willing, my retelling of The Goose Girl (and the next installment in The Tales of Ambia series) will be RELEASED!   Annnnd . . . it even has a TITLE!           May I introduce to you . . . A Royal Masquerade!     Because this…

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