Today Today is a gray kind of day. A let's wear jammies and not talk kind of day. A coffee for breakfast day. And one great cloud is scrolled over the sun Not caring.
What Happened Finally wrote down all my passwords Bought next year's school curriculum Enjoyed the three-five days when the sun was shining Started cleaning my basement Binge watched Bullet Journal YouTube videos Revisited the GTD system for organization Prepped for Story Ember's Authentic Character Summit What I Read The Return of the King | J.… Continue reading February Wrap Up
After you’ve written a paragraph, have you ever stopped to squint at the words, wondering if you’ve chosen the right ones to convey the mood you intended? Did you manage to craft a distinct voice for your viewpoint character, or does the narrative sound too much like you? Are your commas placed correctly? All the… Continue reading 5 Practical Exercises For the Creative Writer
This Valentine's Day, I gathered four thoughts about how to make friendships last.
What Happened Started a new Bullet Journal Decided to attempt Paradise Lost Remembered taxes Set up an writing desk in my bedroom (!!) Organized my closet in a way that makes sense Realized ankle socks are actually the best kind of sock What I Read Cinderella | Kinuko Y. Craft (illustrator) | ◊◊◊ Sleeping Beauty… Continue reading January Wrap Up
Moms, have you ever wanted to read a Great Book? Classics are the foundational texts of Western Civilization. Why should we leave them behind in college? Recently, I wanted agreed to read Paradise Lost with a friend on Facebook. But my schedule, three kids, a house, friends, and life reminded me why I've read so few of… Continue reading 3 Tips For Moms Who Want to Read Hard Books
Star Wars was my first experience in an immersive story world. I emerged with Han Solo as my all time favorite movie character, and a fascination for the realistic behemoth of a universe George Lucas created. And then Star Wars started to self destruct with Episodes I, II, III. We all lived through it, joking… Continue reading Nerd Problem #4: Star Wars
A new story is hard to write. And generating ideas to fill it is even harder. When you’re staring at a blank page, Solomon’s words in Ecclesiastes might haunt you: “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” With so many great… Continue reading The Life Changing Magic of Brainstorming
There is a spot mid barren hills Where winter howls and driving rain But if the dreary tempest chills There is a light that warms again. The house is old, the trees are bare And moonless bends the misty dome But what on earth is half so dear— So longed for as the hearth… Continue reading A Poem for the Week’s End
What Happened First successful Advent Little Women (the movie) was better than expected I met my 2019 reading goal of 100 books My coffee grinder got left at a rural cabin Bought a new coffee grinder The Mandalorian redeemed all of Star Wars What I Read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever | Barbara Robinson |… Continue reading December Wrap Up