I’m a NaNoWriMo Winner! I did it!

I'm a NaNoWriMo winner! Friends, I did it! I just want to take a moment to say thank you to all of you who offered me kind words of encouragement during the NaNoWriMo challenge. You probably won't believe me when I say this, but YOU made all the difference. There were some days when I … Continue reading I’m a NaNoWriMo Winner! I did it!

My Three Genie Wishes for Today

These are my Three Genie Wishes for today. That means they could be different for tomorrow. I'm rubbing my lamp now. 1. I wish that when I hit the pillow, I would fall asleep instantly! Sleep has been a difficult issue most of my life, not made any easier by having two children. But when … Continue reading My Three Genie Wishes for Today

NaNo What Not and a Woody Video

It's now the mid-mark of NaNoWriMo, and I'm at 23,420 words. So, I'm a tad behind. The way I see it, this NaNoWriMo is like a writer's boot camp. It breaks you down, weakens you, makes you vulnerable, and makes feel quite humble, as in "I'm the worst writer in the world."  And, then you … Continue reading NaNo What Not and a Woody Video

A Moment in Nature

I pass through this beautiful spot when I go running, and I wanted to share it. Yesterday, I saw a sly coyote camouflaged in a field.  I've also seen a bobcat,  deer, a white owl (that was cool) and bunnies.  Lots and lots of bunnies. Once in a little stream, I also saw a river … Continue reading A Moment in Nature


NaNo Who Ha NaNo Mo Fa NaNo Who Knew The End I guess I can do better than that...oh, I'll try. This writing thing...DANG!...it's hard. Here's my latest NaNoWriMo update in which I will give myself a pep talk and you, dear reader, can observe me slip into madness. All work and no play make … Continue reading NaNo…Who…Knew

NaNoWriMo Why Not?

I decided if I could come up ten reasons to do NaNoWriMo, then I decided I would be all out of excuses. So, I'm doing it! Here are my 10 reasons: 1.  I'm not working; this is actually the most perfect time to do this. 2.  Instead of stressing about the job I DON"T have … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Why Not?