• May. 9th, 2010 Juggling Act

    I can play the piano. I can knit. I can’t juggle. But that doesn’t stop me from trying. Me and every other mom I know. There’s the house that needs to be cleaned. At least occasionally. There’s the laundry that has to be done. At least washed and dried. Folding is optional. There’s the cooking that [ read more ]

  • May. 2nd, 2010 Two Weeks

    So, the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer’s Conference (talk about a mouthful) is two weeks away. Two. Insert Darth Vader theme music here. Extra points if you add in the heavy, ominous breathing for the full effect. Are you getting the idea that I’m starting to panic? You would be correct! So, in order to distract myself from the things I should be doing – like polishing [ read more ]

  • May. 1st, 2010 Fake?

    I am so fake. From head to toe. Don’t believe me? I have NO idea what my natural hair color is. Haven’t seen it in years. Don’t want to. My guess is that it is some sort of flat brown with a lot of gray. I have a wonderful stylist who colors my hair every ten weeks. [ read more ]

  • Apr. 26th, 2010 Monday Morning

    So, it’s Monday. 8:45 A.M. I’ve already changed four diapers – two of which I probably should have been wearing a hazmat suit for – and apologized to two three people. I’m on a roll! Last week was crazy. But wonderful. I got to spend most of it with my dad, which was awesome. And, we tore out all [ read more ]

  • Apr. 16th, 2010 Out of the Boat – Part 2

    I have a very active imagination. I know what you’re thinking . . . “Yeah, we sorta figured that out ever since you admitted that you’ve been walking around with detailed, novel length stories in your head. You’re a loon.” True. I take full responsibility for my own weirdness. But, I find having a very [ read more ]