Category Archives: life

Oh yeah, I have a blog.

Yeah, it’s been awhile. *waves to anyone who might still drop in to read* So the holidays are over, and I survived. Whew! The kids went back to school today so I had time to finish a critique I was … Continue reading

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Monday’s Muse = I Got the Point—and It Hurts!

I stabbed myself in the hand yesterday. Yes, this takes amazing talent, I know. Let me explain my stupidity. A few months ago, I purchased one of those forever sharp knife sets. Yesterday I decided to open it. I took … Continue reading

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Thursday Things

Here’s what I’ve been up to the last three days. We hired someone to do the tape and texture on the walls. I had researched how to do it myself, but since I hadn’t ever done it, I decided it … Continue reading

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Friday’s Five

1. National Novel Writing Month is over (well, at midnight tonight). It was a complete bust for me this year. With all the family drama going on, I didn’t manage to get remotely close to 50,000 words. Oh well. I … Continue reading

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Words on Wednesday . . . even though it’s Tuesday

I won’t be here tomorrow and wanted to get at least one post in this week. I’m heading out on a field trip with K in the morning and will be gone until late afternoon/early evening (yeah, it’s a long … Continue reading

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Thursday Things

1. Today is the start of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNo or NaNoWriMo). I do plan to participate, but I’m not sure I’ll get much writing done today. 2. I have all three kids home today due to various … Continue reading

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Four on Friday

1. The kids have been sick most of the week. This means I haven’t been able to do much writing wise. But two of the three went back to school today, and I’m out in my shed ready to get … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits

1. I finished my revisions, came up with a new title, and sent off the full MG manuscript to the editor and the agent who requested it. Now I wait to hear back. I also queried a few other agents. … Continue reading

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Fixing-up Friday

As many of you know, we’ve been fixing up the shed in preparation to turn it into a craft/writing room for me. Yesterday was a glorious day for the electrician came and fixed the old wiring (it wasn’t right) and … Continue reading

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Friday Flood

Well, it’s not quite flooding yet, but it has been raining all morning. This put a halt to the field trip to the county fair for which I was to chaperone (for K’s class). K and the rest of the … Continue reading

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