Noise Canceling

We are back to distance learning. Three kids, two of whom don’t read, one of whom doesn’t talk. All of whom need. I am not adjusting with any semblance of grace, but I thought I’d try to write something humorous or at least light in tone for each day that they are home, from the…

What’s the Why Here

Here I am at the end of the first week of January and I cannot begin to imagine I have any idea how the rest of this year will unfold. Therefore, I’m not into resolutions or plans, really. I am thinking about what’s really helping me, though. I’m engaging more with writing flash fiction, which…

I write: Building stamina

Listen. I am new to this. I have two small babes and am three days into a new schedule, complete with an out-of-town husband. I find it so easy to think big picture as opposed to what I can realistically accomplish today. A while ago my husband and I trained for a half marathon together.…

I write: Accountability

I am supposed to have two pieces of writing ready to share with my writers’ group on Saturday. Here’s one: I was in the hospital. I’m going to use that as an excuse. Critiques? Comments? I actually do have something that I started in November when my writing penpal and I challenged each other (and…

Does this count?

I didn’t make my word count for last week. Dang. I’m not super sure I’ll make it this week, either, but perhaps. What I’m writing: Tweets. Does that count? Nah. Hey, but I finished Sweetbitter. My final grade: A D. I believe I will post a spoiler of sorts here in a bit. I have…