NaBloPoMo & NaNonFiWriMo: A Successful November!

Phew!! Writing both a blog post (almost)each day and writing a non-fiction book in a single month is a LOT of writing for one who doesn’t normally write. NaNonFiWriMo, National Non-Fiction Writing Month, was a really huge success for me. My idea for Tako Life, an octopus cookbook, has been sitting on the back burnerContinue reading “NaBloPoMo & NaNonFiWriMo: A Successful November!”

Just needs a face…

Almost done! My first Amigarumi; an Octopus in the colors I want and a design I like :) As a prototype, it will get a few improvements as each one is made but this is basically it.  The final design pattern will go in my Tako Life octopus cookbook. Coinciding with NaNoWriMo, is National Non-FictionContinue reading “Just needs a face…”

I Am Your Reading Audience!

With over 700 eBooks on my Kindle App and over 95% of them completely read and sometimes reread, I am a voracious reader. If you see me on my phone, I’m not reading Facebook or checking twitter. I’m reading. If you are late to our get together, that’s ok. I’m reading. If the train hasn’tContinue reading “I Am Your Reading Audience!”

Creativity Powered by Tako 蛸

The amazing selection of delicious seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood in even the most mundane grocery store here in Japan has really peaked my interest in cooking. Of all the ingredients readily available, my respect for Octopus has continued to increase as I explore all the options available for cooking this nutrition packed Mollusk.Continue reading “Creativity Powered by Tako 蛸”