Monthly Archives: March 2009

Good thoughts

I have spent the last 28 hours (minus a little sleep) getting filled up with things to think about (and eventually blog about). Here are a few of them: Does every writer write with an agenda, and if so what is mine? How do I write a virtuous book that is also fun (not cream […]

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Wild-ness

What about this? I never quite know what to think when my favorite kiddo books go to the Big Screen… But I’ll suspend judgment till October 16th.

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Confession

I didn’t write my words yet this morning. I did get in 80% of my situps, so there’s something to feel good about. But the rest of the day is about doing stuff for other people. I hope I’ll get to the writing part at some point. Hey – if I keep going here, does […]

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Monday random

I haven’t posted for a few days because I’ve been outside loving the spring. It’s on hold right now, though, so I can sit here and watch the snow out the window. I’m working on a story that’s turning out very differently than I’d thought it would. First drafts are pretty fascinating, aren’t they? Here […]

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Spring

Its coming. I can feel it. The frost is still shining on everything, at least until the sun hits it, but then – yeah! warm is coming. Sun is coming. Even a little sunburn is coming. We’re scootering and biking and walking and raking and standing without shivering and loving it! Hooray for you, Spring.

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Goals

Yeah, I know. Nobody cares. And although I know it’s true, I still need to write them down. And it’s best to do that somewhere pretty public, where people may know if I succeed and will surely know if I fail. Here they are: 100 sit-ups every day (I go 40/40/20, because I certainly can’t […]

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Things I’m usually good at, just not today (or yesterday)

* Sleeping. Okay, that’s not quite what I mean, because I’m getting really good at falling asleep before 9:30. But the staying asleep until a decent hour is not happening. This morning? 3:03. So I’ve written my 1000 words (or very nearly 1000 words) and read my email and finished my first 3 glasses of […]

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Responsibility

I’m starting to take just a little responsibility for my kids’ music lessons. Kate’s been taking violin lessons for over four years (three of them with wrong teachers) and I’m just beginning to sit down with her to count out her measures. And to do note reading theory with Ellie and Matthew. Some part of […]

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