Monthly Archives: September 2009
Lunch break and a stream of conciousness post: Today was exceptionally perfect. Five minutes from my office is one of the largest parks in Johnson County and I try to go there for lunch every day. It needs to be storming or … Continue reading
weekend sewing: A new use for an old shirt: A blanket for Baby Liam: And a birthday gift for Amy, but you don’t get to see all of that one yet…
Frequently I will read a book and I find it inspiring in an “I can do that” kind of way. I recently read a collection of short stories, and it motivated me, not just because the stories were great, but also because they weren’t … Continue reading
Ms. B has inhaled Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Opened her mouth and shoved the whole mess down in a little over two days. She also insisted that I read it with her so we could “have a … Continue reading
Something needs to be done about the tomato problem around here: Don’t mind the dirt; it washes off. My first attempt at a vegetable garden has been, perhaps, a little too successful. Learning how to can may be an advisable … Continue reading
finishing is harder. In 2007 I made a New Year’s Resolution: I decided it was time to start sharing my writing. Since freshman year of high school I had not shared any of my fiction. Not a page, not a … Continue reading
starting is hard.