Month: September 2011

Headed for the Future

After Cub Scout Pack Meeting, Patch and I retrieved his bike from among the dozens clustered near the rack. Patch climbed on the bike and rode ahead of me while I walked. His knees almost hit his handle bars. Time for a new bike. This, along with the switch to the top bunk and the …

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Sunday Dinner in Process

Food currently in process: Rolls -currently rising with the oven pre-heating. I began the dough before church, kneaded and rolled in the space between church and a church committee meeting. Fudge -cooling. This is the promised reward for Gleek and Patch who have spent the last month braving primary without any toys or distractions. I …

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Analyzing Anxiety

I’ve been paying attention to the shapes of my thoughts lately. I’ve figured out that I am living with levels of stress and anxiety which are too high for my body to sustain on a long term basis. Combine that with recently watching a documentary showing scientific evidence of how stress can reduce both health …

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Querying Through the Fog

I’ve been sending out Queries on Stepping Stones for several months now. I haven’t sent all that many. Sorting through online information about literary agents to find one who might be interested is both time consuming and emotionally exhausting. Once I do find one, I then have to adjust and personalize my query letter for …

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Much More of this and I’ll Need to Find a Trash Can to Live In

Things which went wrong today: Kiki was sick and stayed home from school. FedEx came when no one was home. A piece of Howard’s car came loose. The dishwasher lost yet another screw. Son’s book order was rejected because I put cash in the envelope instead of a check. The color proofs for Blackness Between …

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