• Apr. 11th, 2010 A Midnight Moment

    Just a quick note to thank you, my approximately 10 readers, for praying for me as I edit/re-write. I would appreciate it if you could add something to your prayers. I need moments of insight and flashes of creative genious, but really, it would help if they could come at some time other than midnight. Two out [ read more ]

  • Apr. 9th, 2010 Brownie Bliss

    I had this great idea for a blog post, and I’ll probably post it in a day or two. But, I went to my critique group tonight. I came home and made a pan of brownies. It’s not that they were unkind. They weren’t even criticizing the writing. Said it was beautiful and well-written. Said [ read more ]

  • Mar. 26th, 2010 If It’s Wednesday . . .

    Yes, I know it’s Thursday Friday. I’m not that far over the edge. But I want to talk about Wednesdays. Our Women’s Bible Study meets on Wednesday morning at 9AM. We meet in Fall and Spring. And in Fall and Spring, my Wednesday mornings are disasters. A few recent examples . . . My phone [ read more ]

  • Mar. 11th, 2010 There are rules?

    There are rules? Shouldn’t somebody have mentioned this before now? (This is a loose quote from a book – which will remain unspecified lest I be laughed to scorn). My first experience with a writing group went quite well. Or at least, I think it did. I wasn’t humiliated. Everyone was friendly and supportive. I received [ read more ]

  • Mar. 10th, 2010 If You Write the Words, You Will Eat Them Within 24 Hours

    I’ve had a horrible day. It started out fine. Brian took Emma to school so I had a bit more time this morning. I got the car washed and pulled into the church parking lot at 8:55AM. And then my phone rang. It was the school nurse. Emma has a cough. Yeah. I know. She’ll [ read more ]