In just a few short days, it will be November–time for another year of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)!
We’ve all heard the old saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Never is that statement more true than when speaking of a new mother’s affection for her infant. A mother is able to overlook even the most glaring imperfections while cherishing her offspring, even when others notice immediately. By the same token, […]
We’re on Fall Break this week. After a morning outside at the park, I took my kids by GameStop and let them each pick out a “new” game for our Wii console. Carson chose Mario Super Sluggers. Cameron voted for Need for Speed Version 1,000,001, or whatever it is, and Colton selected an F1 racing […]
Last evening, I had one of those parenting moments that gives you pause. At school, I’d call it a “teachable moment”. My living room was a jumble of noise. The oldest was practicing his guitar with the amp a little too loud. The middle child was playing a game on his Kindle, and my daughter […]
Today, I spent part of the afternoon traveling around Mt. Sterling with my family, trying to get photos of some locations mentioned in Don’t Ask Me to Leave. Unfortunately, a few of the locations were closed…one for good! We did manage to get a milkshake at Berryman’s Tasty Treat.
We just finished one of the wettest Fourth of July holidays I can remember, with inches of rain and flooding forcing us to stay indoors. Since I spent the day working on revisions for Don’t Ask, I thought I’d share some Happy Birthday wishes to the USA and to the character of Olivia Miller, who […]