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Autumn Road
Novels novels everywhere and not a minute to write…
Today's "something shiny" is a novel I started about four years ago. I didn't get...
Noah Gabba Gabba and April Wrap Up
It's been a busy spring at the Thomas residence. This past week was particularly...interesting? I...
Garden Party
It's more like February outside, with the snow, sleet, and whatever other frozen thing Mother...
Guitar Tunes and Gnocchi
It's Sunday at the Thomas residence, so what else is there to do but strum...
Spring Fever? Nope. Try, Baby Fever.
Ever have a sudden, irrational, urgent, all-consuming desire to have a baby? It's called baby...
Merry Un-Christmas
Christmas is once again a thing of the past (yay!) and it's that time of...
WANTED: The Christmas Spirit
The Christmas Spirit is an elusive specter in the Thomas house. For me, at least....
‘Kindled Hearts’ Preview
For reasons probably related to temporary insanity, I wrote a Christmas-themed inspirational romance novella during...
Climbing Back onto the Wagon
Yesterday's blog post was good medicine, so I've decided to continue the trend with another...
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (…whistle…)
I'm going through a rough patch. I've been through worse. This is (hopefully) a minor...
Friday Poetry: Transfusion
TRANSFUSION by Jessica E. Thomas, May 2015 How can I write words with no pulse?...
The Confusion of Motherhood
To help me transition back to work after baby #3 (who is now eight weeks...