Posts by movita beaucoup

ginger 2018: group 2

ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

Cast your vote at the bottom of the post to help determine the winner of the 2018 People’s Choice Prize. For more information on how this competition will go down, click here. Don’t forget: commenting could win you a prize! It’s a frightening world out there, sweet pea. Terrorism, Fox News, influenza outbreaks, people eating Tide pods.…

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ginger 2018: group 1

ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

It’s a horrifying world out there, poodle. Poverty, natural disasters, war, villainy. It’s why we NEED competitive gingering. There is no inequality here. No! I will treat each and every competitor like garbage. So gather ’round children! Let the magic that is Ginger 2018 wrap you in its straight-from-the-oven warmth.  BARB’S DECK THE HAUL! Barb…

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meet the 2018 ginger panel

2018 Ginger Panel // movita beaucoup

Prepare yourselves! Ginger 2018 is here! Beginning on Monday you’ll see 21 competitive ginger masterpieces on this here blog. Voting for the People’s Choice Prize starts on Monday and will continue until Friday. The (one) ginger creation with the highest total number of online votes will claim the prize. There are 4 groupings of ginger…

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crap no. 45

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

‘Tis the season for festive gatherings, eating candy for breakfast, telling people everything I know about the Golden State Killer over eggnog, and going blind as I write about Ginger entries for a week straight.  I survived NaNoWriMo! Over 50,000 words of a first draft written, most of them utter crap. If I had to…

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ginger 2018

Ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

It’s time! Competitive gingering at its best/worst! If you would like to be a part of this absolutely horrendous annual online competition, read on. THERE WILL BE YELLING. 1. Create a gingerbread house zoned residential, agricultural and/or commercial. Yes, you can glue stuff on. Yes, you can use a kit. Yes, you can use inedible…

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crap no. 44

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Greetings from my bed of fire. For three weeks I’ve been struggling with an injury to my left ass and leg. Know what I miss? Standing and walking. Who knew? I always imagined that being confined to my house would be a dream come true. Nope. Because this is the worst pain I have ever…

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crap no. 43

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Note: this edition of Crap has been generously sponsored by CAPS LOCK. Bless me Internet, for I have sinned. It has been many weeks since my last blog post. I am sorry for sometimes re-watching episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine instead of writing. I firmly resolve to amend my life. Thanks be to Google. Things have…

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crap no. 42

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Book writing update: I wroted about 50 words. That’s between two book ideas, so 25 words for each practically-finished book. I haven’t been writing much of anything on this blog because — OBVIOUSLY — I’ve been busy writing books. Still, some of you get impatient when I haven’t posted here for a while. I’m beginning to…

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under my skein: a survival story

under my skein // movita beaucoup

July 1981 10:15 am: My mother parks our black Mercury Monarch on Main Street. I am nine years old and sitting up front alongside my mother. My seven-year-old sister and three-year-old brother are sitting in the back. Nova Scotia didn’t pass seatbelt laws until 1985, so we were free to bounce around like fleas on…

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crap no. 41

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Halifax is caught up in a humidity vortex and MY GOD IT’S LIKE HAVING YOUR FACE STUCK IN AN ARMPIT 24/7. I’m sticky, wet, and my house smells like a medieval mortuary. My parents, Bill and Rosie Beaucoup, have been married for about 95 years. When you’ve been a pair for that long your names…

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