Mid-Year Progress Check

Can you believe June is almost over? My husband and I celebrated our 12th anniversary on Sunday. We were lucky enough that my sis-in-law was willing to watch the kids for us after she got off work, because we completely forgot to plan anything. I’d even forgotten about our anniversary until my daughter asked me…

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Sew What Do You Think?

If you know me, you might know I’m an indulgent creative who dabbles in the occasional sewing project and costume design. I also have a long history of dying my hair bright colors (currently it’s more on the “salmon” side of blood orange). Apparently, my daughter inherited said traits because when it came to a…

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Why One Should Not Procrastinate #ParentLife

Procrastination is my biggest downfall. I’m the type of squirrel who rushes around gathering nuts just before winter hits. Back in high school, I used to arrive early to finish my homework before class. With age apparently doesn’t come wisdom, because I really should know better by now. Last Wednesday, I had a quick referral…

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Are You Insane?

My buddy, Jim, is a member of multiple critique groups. In one of these groups, another member told him, “You only giggle if you are under 6 years old or you are insane.” Apparently, I’m not supposed to giggle, despite the fact that I hear voices in my head. *shrug* I’m a writer. (Un)Lucky for…

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