Current Books: I am one essay from finishing I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley. It’s funny. Not laugh out loud funny, but amusing. I have a few books on hold. With the boys, I’m reading a biography of Jim Thorpe and The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli.
Current Playlist: If Haydn’s having a meltdown, I play praise music. That’s about it.
Current Shame-Inducing Guilty Pleasure – Salted Caramel Gelato
Current Colors: Brights
Current Fetish: Pretty paper, postcards, paper tape
Current Food: chicken and veggies
Current Drink: coffee or water
Current Favorite Favorite: Peyton. He’s one of the college guys at church. He drew sketches for my manuscript. They are awesome. He is amazing.
Current Wishlist: a Mac for the boys to do school on, new tennis shoes, a pedicure
Current Needs: A couple of home repairs, answers
Current Triumph: The Tornado rewrite is complete. It took longer than expected, but it was worth every second. I am so excited about the changes and the finished product.
Current Indulgence: I bleached part of my hair and dyed it green.
Current Mood: Strangely detached
Current #1 Blessing: My husband and my friends
Current Outfit: My orange Hendrix t-shirt and jeans with flip-flops
Current Link: This website is amazing. I’m using it for Science and Health with Haydn and Art with David.
So much rain, so much life like the swollen sky
of this black August. My sister, the sun,
broods in her yellow room and won’t come out.