Kid Gets Scared…Fakes Kidnapping

An 11 year old Spanish boy was so afraid of his parents’ attendance at his parent-teacher conference that he faked his own kidnapping. His father, a policeman, rallied the forces and began searching for the abducted pre-teen. Then he noticed keys to another apartment were missing. Upon investigating, he found his son safe and sound…and…

Happy 2012…Did You Miss Me?

I was gone for awhile. I took a break over the holidays. Honestly, I was to damn depressed to keep writing. If you’ve been following along, the end of 2011 sucked in KlineLand. Sorry to be blunt, but that’s the truth. Things I thought would be resolved, weren’t. Things I thought to be true, weren’t.…

Blog Gang: Resolutions

If you’re interested in being a member of the Blog Gang, check this out! I only made two resolutions this New Year, way back in January. One was an official declaration about being a nice driver–I even provided instructions necessary for me to accomplish this. The other was to stop watching reality television. The driving…

50 Books: A Passionate Christmas

I’m challenging myself (and you!) to read this year! I’m amassing books by the dozens because I follow such great writers and they are always writing books! Technically, my first book is really a quad of novellas. Coincidentally, the author of one of them, R.M. Gilbert was my guest blogger last week. I am a…

My Three Words for 2011

I was inspired by this post by @IanMRountree on twitter. What will my three words for 2011 be?! Narrowing down an entire year to three words isn’t an easy thing to do! But here I go… Love for family and friends, and spread to everyone I encounter in real life and on line. Gratitude for…

Resolutions. Schmesolutions.

Are you a resolution person? Do you make a list of resolutions for the new year, so  you can check it at the end of the year? Do you accomplish your resolutions? Do you have action plans to make your resolutions achievable? Do you check yourself at regular intervals throughout the year to make certain…