Creative Sabbatical Part One

I started a year long journey last week.  I will write about it, but just not yet.  In the meantime, here's a bit of what I've been playing around with.  Also, the books want what they want, lol.  I am at the mercy of the arts during this time, and I love it.   Live... Continue Reading →

TMI Friday: The Bad Homeschool Mom

I was walking booth to booth with a large, brown paper bag dangling between my fingers.  I had a few flyers in it already, and some notes scribbled onto the bag from a booth that hadn't prepared as well as they would have liked.  I went to almost all of the tables that night, working... Continue Reading →

Love for the Spouse of a Writer

  It must be hard to be married to a writer. We keep odd hours, staying up late at night to take advantage of the finally quiet household and then often getting up early to snag some more of that time.  Sometimes we get vicious around our writing time, finally snapping at culprits when they... Continue Reading →


A couple of weeks ago my husband and I gave each other that look after the children had gone to bed.  It was a cool evening, so I was buried under some quilt on the couch.  I tossed it to the side, looked down, and realized that I still had smudges of paint on  my... Continue Reading →

The Day the Kitchen Revolted

Yesterday was a normal, crazy day in my household.  I was tired from a weekend of yard work, yet energized by the new school month.  The children were outside playing in the sun, supper was in the crockpot, and I was finishing up with morning cleaning.  I was contemplating whether or not I should try... Continue Reading →

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