May is Here! And other things

We survived! Fellow Camp NaNoers and/or PAD challengers, congrats. Whether you achieved your personal aims or not this go 'round, I applaud you for your effort and ambition! As for me, April went pretty well. Moreso during the first half than the second, but hey. No real complaints here. I achieved my goals for Camp, completed around half … Continue reading May is Here! And other things


YASH *YA Scavenger Hunt*

**Graphic obviously from** Whenever YASH comes around--biannually, during the spring and fall--I cannot not highlight it. I tweet, post on facebook, tweet some more, and, usually, also post on the Blog. The why is simple: YASH IS SUBLIME. STELLAR. STUPENDOUS. (As 9 would say, FANTASTIC.) So, clearly, a post is always in order. *throws … Continue reading YASH *YA Scavenger Hunt*

Practicing Thankfulness

In the moments before I sit down to eat my lunch, read a book, or enjoy something so luxurious as a hot shower, I think, wow, there is a staggering amount of wonderful in my life to be thankful for. Comparatively or otherwise, I have so much to be thankful for. But sometimes...I don't act very thankful. I forget to be grateful … Continue reading Practicing Thankfulness

Breaking My Sense of Entitlement

Today's post is going to be short. No graphics (your heartfelt tears of anguish will go to good use as novel fodder). Why? Winter Jam on Friday into Saturday, major house cleaning afterward in a mad scramble because the little was with her grandparents, the all-day at church typical Sunday, and the no-sleep that ensued … Continue reading Breaking My Sense of Entitlement

Camp NaNo and PAD 2017

I tried to tackle Camp and PAD (Poem a Day) last year, It was a pretty bad idea! I alllmost succeeded for Camp. I was so close!! Only a couple thousand words (hours b/c I was editing) away. Then the last few days of the month ran me over like a semi and I didn't … Continue reading Camp NaNo and PAD 2017