Tag Archives: Christmas

The Whole Shebang

I’ve been remiss.  Though I faithfully posted my movie reviews each day in my Countdown to Christmas on The Yule Blogged at GaylaBetts.com, my screenwriting website, I have not shared all of them here. Now that Christmas 2015 is past, and … Continue reading

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A Little Christmas Movie Escape

I mentioned that I’m writing a Christmas Family Adventure script.  I’m also watching and reviewing Christmas movies as part of my process, and it is FUN!  I’m rediscovering movies I’d forgotten about, finding movies I wish I’d watched years ago, … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile…

First off, let me say how well my husband is doing almost a year and a half after his major bicycle accident.  He’s recovered so well, I’d like to call it a mishap, but when you are technically almost internally decapitated, it … Continue reading

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Silver Bells For Nine Red Birds

I always postpone taking my birdbaths down until the very last moment.  But, in the middle of December, with snow and ice finally predicted, I couldn’t wait any longer and take the chance my beautiful bowls would crack from the … Continue reading

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Ringing My Bell On Valentine’s Day: The Morning After

  For moi?   Valentine’s Day has always been my favorite holiday.  Some years it’s been high and some years it’s been low.  I still remember the shoeboxes I decorated with paper doilies and red construction paper in grade school … Continue reading

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“We Interrupt Your Day to Bring You Bagworms, Lots and Lots of Bagworms.”

I’d known him back when.  Back when I wore snappy little suits with matching heels and lipstick.  Back when I applied mascara and eye-shadow.  Back when I fiddled with my long blonde hair until it was perfect. Yes, I knew … Continue reading

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