Monthly Archives: January 2010

Plodding (it’s nothing like Plotting, I fear)

We’re working on BeccaWilhite.com. I know, right? Everyone is as excited about this as I am (and as Husband is – he’s providing all the beauteous photos). So what that means is that I have to learn something new. Darn it. I’m transferring to WordPress (because… I don’t know why. I just have to, so […]

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BookLove

Do you have a favorite book you’ve EVER read? One that you remember with some deep emotion, or come back to over and over? (Or am I the only re-reader around here?) I was thinking about some of my favorites, and that there are a bunch of books I’ve read many times. Let’s say Five […]

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Bossy?

I don’t particularly like being in charge. I love having other people I can turn and point to, either when something is great or when a major disaster happens. I love having Husband – for so many reasons, but also so I can say, “Ask Dad. Tell Dad. Go cry to Dad.” I am not […]

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FAQ

I love when writers post their FAQ. So I’ll give you all a little important information. Here are the things I get asked most frequently: Q: Do I have any clean pants, Mom? A: Did you put them in a hamper? Because if you did, I washed them. If they were carefully wadded up under […]

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Itchy?

You know that feeling where you’re itchy in your own skin? Where you have some huge stretch inside and you can’t get it out? Where everything is fine, but you still feel just a little… off? I’m here to tell you that cleaning the house doesn’t fix it. Staring at the computer because you don’t […]

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Ready, Set, Practice

I went to my first rehearsal for “Joseph” tonight, and it was fun. Fun, I tell you! We sang songs. Lots of loud songs. My throat muscles are tired. Music makes me happy. Funny music makes me happier. Groovy music? Happiest. This is going to be good. And now if I could only get all […]

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Talking to Strangers

So today I went to the bank. I may or may not have needed to cover an overdraft, and if I did, that’s none of your business. So I’m in the bank, and I hand over the business to the cute teller girl. She said, with a shy smile, “Um, I need to tell you […]

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Rice Krispies Treats

A friend Becky* once said, “I can’t see myself eating a cube of butter**. Or a bag of marshmallows***. Or six cups of Rice Krispies****. So why can’t I keep my hands out of the pan when I make Rice Krispies Treats?” The sum, Becky is greater than all the parts. So much greater. * […]

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