• 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 ]

  • Mar. 8th, 2010 If You Say No, I’ll Scream

    My son has reached a fun age. Most of the time. He is teaching himself how to jump – hilarious. He is already exhibiting a tenacious independent streak – like mother like son. OK. Like his entire genetic line, but I digress. But at 18 months, he’s reached a place where his receptive language far [ read more ]

  • Feb. 10th, 2010 Registered

    It’s official. I am registered to attend the Blue Ridge Christian Writer’s Conference in May. What have I done? Do I belong at a writer’s conference? Is this going to be a colossal waste of resources – both time and money? Maybe. But, maybe it will be a fantastic opportunity. It will definitely take me out of my comfort zone. [ read more ]