It's been a while since I've posted on here. It's certainly not because I don't have anything to say. I've always got something to say. But right now a lot of the things I want to say are either too personal and go into a journal or have to do with things that may be … Continue reading I’m writing…I’m just not writing here.
I was hoping to put together a list of my favorite reads from 2016, but sadly I didn't do a great job of keeping track of all of these - and I get them in all different formats - through Amazon, Audible, library, Overdrive (electronic library), borrowing from friends and now Kindle, and so with … Continue reading A few good books from 2016
If you've been following along you know I've been making my way through the Harry Potter books for the last month or so. Right now I'm on book 5...and I'm throwing in the towel. I'm weak. I know this! I have all the time in the world to read these books, but my heart … Continue reading Throwing in the towel with these Harry Potter books
This isn't a political post so don't get your panties in a bunch. It's really just a post full of updates, but one of the updates is that, yes, I feel like I'm experiencing a political hangover right now. Five hours of sleep and waking up at 3:45 from hot flashes and checking to see … Continue reading Oh did something big happen today?
It's Thursday, which means I have my ninth round of chemo tomorrow. Already? Yes, already, darn it. Some good weeks creep by and I'm happy for the pace. This good week? It went by way too quickly. Which, in the grand scheme of things is technically good...weeks going by faster means I'm that much closer … Continue reading #amdoingallthethings
First off, take a good thirty minutes and go read this article on the current state of artificial intelligence. You good? Okay, well I'll skim it for you, regardless. A little background before we get into the real issue. First off, I love hearing dooms-day theories. No, I don't want the end of the … Continue reading Artificial intelligence? Maybe let’s not.
If you're anything like me, you find inspiration in the people who are doing the things you're doing...but doing them a lot better. That is exactly how I came to know Kim Hooper. I aspire to one day be a great writer. She is exactly that. She is a great writer who just recently had her … Continue reading I’m gonna gush here for a bit…
I was going to title this post with the Samuel Beckett words mentioned in "When Breathe Becomes Air," (you'll get it in a minute) but that seemed too click-baity and that wouldn't be my intent. So let's get to the two random topics mixed in my title, shall we? First off - thinking about this … Continue reading I can’t go on…without colored pencils
Trying to pinpoint that something.
On finding the time to write. On writing with small children. On dealing with sleep deprivation.