I'm M. E. Garber, a speculative fiction writer living in north central Florida. My site is about writing -- the inspiration and perspiration -- and what influences me in my pursuit of the craft.
Category Archives: Magic of the Everyday
While the days get darker, and the nights get longer, this year I’m finding much to be happy about. First of all, our new solar panels were turned on yesterday! I am overjoyed. From now on, seeing the sun shining … Continue reading
Out the window: Clear blue skies, sunshine, and gorgeous coolness. Fall has landed with a thud on north central Florida. Last night the temps were in the low 50’s, tonight should plummet into the 40’s! That’s a far cry from the … Continue reading
I was gone for the past two weeks, up north in New Jersey where I got to visit the burgeoning autumn weather. You’d better believe that fresh, tart Winesap apples were stowed into my carry-on for the trip home. When … Continue reading
I’ll be more than usually quiet here for awhile. Hurricane Irma is expected to make a beeline up the Florida peninsula, and even the north central area will get a “friendly visit.” We’ve been busy preparing for our first major … Continue reading
So, solar is coming. Yup. Honest, it is. But before the panels can be installed, we need to prep our metal roof by tightening all the exposed-seam screws, and replacing those that are stripped, and using a special 50-year pliable … Continue reading
The figs are gone; we ate them all, and now we’re sad. No more figs for a year. Now the pineapples are growing–still green, but getting larger. The hibiscus shove out new blooms daily, and the butterfly ginger scent the … Continue reading
Nothing much to report except that my little figlets are doing beautiful things. Almost ripe, and my mouth is watering to taste them! And a Happy Tuesday to you all.