Sunday, August 30, 2009

Column for the week is online!

Friday, August 28, 2009

The yarn wrapper says, "soft navy." In normal light it looks like navy. So why do two people say it looks purple?
Waiting & waiting in doctor's office. Yes, another doc appointment - but a different doc. Welcome to my life.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Woke up feeling less cranky over email garbage and more weary ok-it-might-be-funny. Getting some writing in before doctor appt.
Taking my cranky self to bed.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ISP from Asia is the guilty party. Hope they get caught. Gonna take headache out on Final Fantasy 12.
Someone hacked into my email account online and sent a fake email 2 peeps using old address book there. About 2 have severe chat with ISP.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Don & I were going to attend local town hall mtg at 7:30 but cop said place is full - 15 min before it starts. Lots of cars in line after us.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Ladies & gentlemen, we have a 1st draft! After writting 6,337 words today, wip Redemption is finished at 90,871 words! Now to celebrate!
Got so caught up planning last two chapters I locked keys in car! Finally home after errands and ready to finish this novel!
1,589 words in 72 minutes. End is VERY close...but need to stretch legs real fast before big finish
868 words in 41 minutes. Screaming towards finish. Taking a break to refill coffee and stretch legs.
Okay - gonna start Operation Try To Finish Novel today. Getting some words in before meeting someone for coffee...

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Church this AM, got some stuff ready for mail, stopped by a couple's 50th wedding ann. party & then YMCA. Putting feet up for a bit.
My column is online - a lighter look at crime:

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Just came back from seeing "The Time Traveler's Wife." Good movie. Bring tissues.
Balanced business & personal checkbooks. Head exploded. Now going to movie with Don.

Friday, August 21, 2009

James just left to go back to college. This is good and right. I feel like crying anyways.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

I hate neck spasms. :(

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

College kid goes back to school on Saturday. He's taking our PS2, which means I have little time to finish Final Fantasy 12...

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

A different definition of democracy: three wolves and sheep deciding what's for lunch.
Whoops, left out a word in definition, let's try that again: democracy: three wolves and one sheep deciding what's for lunch.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

My column is online at
So Floridians like me are minding our own business and then learn of storms Ana, Bill, and Claudette. Thought we'd just skip storm season..
Home after worship services. Ate lunch and gonna grab a quick nap before starting in on stuff...

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Got words written and 2 short stories cleaned up. Will do some more work later
Quiet day so far. James and Don having father/son time and inlaws still asleep. Working and playing in my office...

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Arrgh...ever have one of those days when you feel you aren't accomplishing anything and never will? That's me today. Ugh.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Yes, critical voice, this might be a plot hole. Just go have a hot fudge sundae and we'll look at it when the first draft's done, okay?

Monday, August 10, 2009

Ran errands. Ran out of energy. Stupid virus. Time for a nap.
I'm awake and dressed. Not sure about anything else at the moment...
My column is online - just a funny little piece about how several things I own tried to quit at the same time:

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Okay, stupid virus, you may be turning my mind into oatmeal but I'm gonna write some words before you do!
Ugh. Fever, chills, woozy. Back to bed for me.

Friday, August 07, 2009

On the way to Orlando to see Harry Potter in IMAX. Don & I need to escape reality for a bit.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Got to coffeeshop early thanks to James. Trying to wake up brain so I can get to work!

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Just finished day 100 of writing at least 500 words a day. Yay me!

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

My column for Sunday is online - sorry for the delay mentioning it, I've been crazier than usual -

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Okay, link would help. Esquire fiction contest details are here:
Got story finished and submitted to Esquire for fiction contest. Deadline is tonight at midnight Eastern time. Interested? Check here:
Warned family not to bother me except for fire, spurting blood, or they're calling 911. Going off Internet and getting some work done!