Monthly Archives: July 2012

Such Happy News

Guys, listen. Remember Bright Blue Miracle? And how I love that book? And how it was my first really, really published book? And how I love that book? And how it sold lots of copies, but not quite enough? And how, after a year, it became one of the Out of Print? And how I […]

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Overheard, Vacation Style

I went to wake up Kid 1 to do Insanity this morning. (Yes. Really.) I knocked on her vacation-rental-bedroom in the cabin in the woods. I sat down on her Very Squeaky Mattress and said, “Good morning. I hope you had a good sleep. Let’s get up and exercise.” She said, “I named my bed.” […]

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TOP TEN THINGS I Learned at Girls’ Camp

10. Leftovers = happiness. 9. The right mattress-pad camping thingie makes all the difference. 8. “Lights Out” is hilarious. Completely. 7. Two words: Banana Creamies. 6. Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile. But give them a responsibility and they’ll amaze you to the end of the project. 5. Showers. We like them. […]

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Grosserie

Want to know what I find gross? Milk. [1] And what I find more gross? Milk falling out of the fridge and exploding onto the kitchen floor, under the fridge and under the oven. Grosser than that? Having it happen twice. In one morning. Before 8:15. —- Happy Sunday, Day of Rest. Come on over […]

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Stuff Again

A reason to love my husband: He knows what to do when a replacement modem shows up on the doorstep. Viola! Internets. Rah! I was doing a HUGE shopping trip today at Costco to prepare for church girls’ camp next week. Like 3 baskets full, big, HUGE trip. A lovely older couple (white hair and […]

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What? Still? (Yes.)

Shalll we discuss ┬áthe issues involved with no Internet? We shall. After I don’t have to blog on my phone. Soon. I hope.   Meanwhile, off to get some totally non Internet related work done. Boo. I prefer the Internet related variety.

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Good Stuff

Guys, listen. My dear friend L.T. is involved in this great charity thing. I’m not asking you for money — I’m giving you an opportunity to help out if you’re looking for a way to share your bounty. Here are the deets: L.T. Elliot is a part of a team working to raise funds on […]

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Re-Re-Revision

It’s that time again. Revision. Re-revision. Re-re-revision. (That sort of implies that it started with a VISION, right? And that should help this process along.) Agent M sent the latest round of notes, I read them right away, and I’ve taken the weekend to process. A few thoughts on the whole deal: — Far fewer […]

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