Summer is finally over!

Those are words I’ve never said before. I love summer. The long, lazy days. The swimming. The movies. The time with friends that isn’t restricted by needing to get school done. I have more time for writing, and just generally get more accomplished even while relaxing. Usually. This summer, though, was different. This summer was a very rough summer. And […]

Love and loss

This is my grandfather. Herb Miller is my father’s father, and he was the only grandfather I had for most of my life, as my mom’s dad died when I was only five. This grandpa died last month. Less than a month after I saw him for the last time, knowing that it was the last time I would ever […]

Keeping things in perspective

I didn’t write last week due to a family emergency. While the situation hasn’t really resolved, my involvement has lessened enough that I can mostly get back to life as usual. It was a good reminder of why I need to keep track of things like my word count, instead of just looking at how much I write on any […]

Busy, busy week!

This week has been super busy for us. It was supposed to be our first week of the homeschooling year, but that didn’t pan out. We had appointments, and field trips, and errands, and a movie to go see, so we’re starting school next week instead. Then, of course, I’ve been busy with writing and reading (stay tuned for a […]

What a week!

I didn’t get nearly as much writing done this week as I’d hoped. We had such a busy week around here. Here’s just a little of what we did this week: – We met Nick Cannon! This was the highlight of the week for my kids. He was in our town for a meet and greet to help a local […]