Recently, I have been involved in a facebook discussion about a specific company and their practice of not providing contributor copies to the authors that work with them. Now, initially, I didn't even jump in to the conversation. I simply watched with interest as several authors and the publisher hashed it out. However, I started … Continue reading Horrified Press- Are you KIDDING ME?
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Why do we assume that emotions are simple? We feel them, so we should know that they are complex, wiggly things that like to hide at some times and explode forth at others and entwine with each other, breeding new and different ones. Yet, for some reason, we expect emotions to be solid and concrete. … Continue reading Emotional Music
There are few things that can be as frightening as a child that has an unexplained fever of 102-103. We endured the fever and embraced a new fear. August 25, 2012 our three year old felt a little warm. Nothing to worry about yet, just slightly warm to the touch. I went to sleep … Continue reading Reality Bites…hard.
I was up bright and early, as usual, this morning. My friend and two out of four of the kids in the house slept in. I kind of had a nice, quiet morning...which is rare. At about ten in the morning, I got a call from the guy that was dropping off a dumpster at … Continue reading Another Day, Another Dumpster
I had to drop my five-year old off with his father today, and on my way back I saw a crazy accident. I was with a friend and our kiddos who are both under two years old. Driving on the interstate, there was a giant pothole (HUGE and the damn thing needs to be fixed...and here's why) and … Continue reading Sigh of Relief
I have been wanting to write this blog for a few days now, but life has been hectic. The kids are watching Disney Junior now, and I have NO appointments today...thank goodness, so I have a few minutes to sit down and share my thoughts. A few days ago, I went to the drive through … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Ok...so I get a new fan for my computer processor (which I now know NEEDS a fan and is called a CPU) I get the fan at Best Buy so I don't blow my computer's brains out because lately the fan is making a bunch of racket and according to a friend of mine, that is … Continue reading ARGH!
I am sitting in my kitchen as my son watches Fish Hooks on Disney Channel and contributes to the chaos that is my house. I have three children that live here with me, but one is with his mother for a while longer and the littlest is up in his bed fighting to avoid sleep. … Continue reading Writing Life