In January… I obsessively listened to the Liturgists podcast. The word “hygge” entered my life. I went back to college after 13 years away. I plotted a novel about a Honduran-American girl. The Well celebrated their first “Worship-versary.” I struggled with children’s Bible stories. Corey brought home a new kitten, Tegus. I turned 35. AndContinue reading “And I Read: 2017 Edition”
I asked my Facebook friends, including many of you, to tell me what songs make you feel daring.
What was your favorite thing to do when you were ten?
Oh how I wish I could signal a waiter and say, “I’d like a refill, please.” Off the waiter would go and before I knew it, my cup would once more overfloweth. Since no mystical waiter made himself available, I turned elsewhere.
There is a lot of non-writing stuff going on in my life right now, and I am struggling to focus on much of anything. But my little blog was feeling neglected. Inspired by the lovely Tara Sim, I am going to share ten random things about my writing… 1. In between fiction projects, I focusContinue reading “10 Things About My Writing”
I was lucky enough to borrow a copy of My Reading Life by Pat Conroy from the library (Kindle library loans are a godsend to my bank account). Pat Conroy is my favorite living novelist. I have not read everything he has written, because then I will have read everything he has written. IfContinue reading “Best Reads of 2011”
On January 27th, I will be turning 30. I wanted to do something really special to celebrate, but my husband has church stuff and my best friend will be birthing her second baby girl. I decided not to wallow. Instead, I will be doing 30 random acts of kindness to kick off my thirties. IfContinue reading “Turning 30”
Kids will grow out of it. Ha! Don’t I wish. Certainly, people who have an ADHD-type personality may mature out of some bad habits. And I will even give you the hope that people learn coping mechanisms and may find they have instilled within themselves the ability to conquer issues that once plagued them. ForContinue reading “A Few Myths About ADHD”
Current Books: I just finished a reread of The Prince of Tides. I love the lyrical quality to Pat Conroy’s words. I am halfway through Beyond Smells and Bells. I just started a review book for Amazon Vine. It is called the Night Circus. It is not published yet, and I admit to taking sinfulContinue reading “Currently: June Bug”
Just 13 quotes on sadness, etc, for the Thursday Thirteen. Dear God, Grandaddy getting sick does NOT equal a good birthday present. Thanks. May I return it? 13 Quotes on Sadness  It’s so curious: one can resist tears and ‘behave’ very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you aContinue reading “13 Quotes on Sadness”