I have not been writing since this covid-19 thing started. Not much, anyway. And clearly not blog posts, according to my sad posting history of recent weeks. But I do complain occasionally that I'm not writing enough because I don't have any focus or drive. It's ugly sometimes, isn't it? So my husband declared that … Continue reading Today My Husband Cooked Dinner For Me
This is not the post I set out to write, my intentions were very different. But I soon discovered my computer would not type one specific letter. Skipping this letter is proving to be quite difficult, but I now feel compelled to see it through...not the first post, but this one. Did you guess which … Continue reading Stupid Keys
Words for a New Year
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" — Mary Oliver I read that Mary Oliver, Pulitzer Prize winning poet, recently passed away. I'm not that familiar with her work, so in poking around the internet to see what else she wrote that I may have … Continue reading Words for a New Year
Thirty Days Hath November…
...and I have used them all up without finishing the novel I was supposed to write as part of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). In fact, I wrote the first 494 words and that's it. Then I spent the rest of the month working on the cellar restoration and being too exhausted to write. The … Continue reading Thirty Days Hath November…
It's the first of November. And it's snowing. Beautiful, blustery snow day! A good day to write a catch-up post, since I've not been blogging much lately. Yesterday was Halloween and the rain stopped in the morning, and the sun came out, and it was a perfect crisp evening for trick-or-treaters and for watching fireworks … Continue reading Hello, November!