It seems I took the summer off. I didn’t intend to, it just happened, but I really should have warned folks before disappearing like that.
How did it happen? Well, I had planned to work, but a small (OK, medium-sized) child invaded my space with demands for snack and ice cream truck money and rides to friends’ . . . → Read More: Abject Apologies
Once upon a time, an Editor-Writer-Mother kept a blog. She
posted twice a week, quite consistently. She discussed great books to read,
writing lessons she learned from books, and what she knew about writing and editing.
It could have been the water heater failing in the basement,
or the pipe bursting in the garage. It could have been the . . . → Read More: I have a blog, what?
Today, I’m on a plane coming home. Grandparents are picking me up at the airport and I get to see The Boy and smother him with hugs and kisses. He’ll enjoy about five minutes of it. He’s getting quite grown up at the tender age of eight.
Back when non-ticketed people could still wait at the actual . . . → Read More: Homecoming
Through the magic of computers it looks like I am posting this Monday morning even tho I am actually…
I don’t know where I am actually. Hang on.
Here we go. I should be boarding the Truk Odyssey. The Husband and I will be celebrating a milestone birthday (for him) and some couple time. (The Boy will be . . . → Read More: On vacation and romance
I’m going on vacation! Today, I’m running around like a… crazed mom getting ready for vacation. Grocery shop, pay bills, pick up grandparents from airport, figure out what to pack, pick out outfit for school picture day, setupplaydatesleaveemergencyphonenumbersargh!
Deep breath. Vacation is always better than leaving for vacation. And it’s rather whiny to complain about all that . . . → Read More: Bonus Book: The Vorkosigan Companion, edited by Lillian S Carl
Several things have collided to produce this week’s post:
I am editing a college freshman text on health and wellness. In addition to learning MORE THAN I EVER WANTED TO KNOW about STDs and how they make genitalia look (shudder), I am also getting the message that exercise and diet can solve many MANY of the chronic . . . → Read More: Eat well to write well
Welcome to Egg and Feather!
Words: 40,703 / 75,000 *
WFMAD: 1 / 31 **
Miles: 0 / 5670 ***
Book: Restoree by Anne McCaffrey ****
Status: It’s dang irritating being next door to the Senior Open golf tourney. A small (loud!) airplane keeps circling overhead dragging a Budweiser banner.
* working on the first draft of a contemporary YA novel. . . . → Read More: Welcome to Egg and Feather!