Author/Writer · Family life

What do you take for granted?

  This morning it was chilly in the house, so I turned on the heat. Then I put a load of laundry in the washer, fixed a bowl of cereal, and sat down to write. These are pretty normal activities… however, when I went to put the laundry into the dryer, I discovered it wasn’t… Continue reading What do you take for granted?

Author/Writer · Family life

The good, the bad, and the ugly…

I have more than a few health issues… which I’m working on. One of these issues is Type 2 Diabetes.     The past few weeks my blood sugar has steadily crept up. A few days ago it passed 300 — and I felt miserable. Bad headaches were just a part of it and not… Continue reading The good, the bad, and the ugly…

Author/Writer · Family life · Inspirational

Let Your Imagination Soar…

New Year’s Day has come and gone… and it’s time for school again. My daughter homeschools her children. Since I live with them, I offered to help. One of the reading comprehension assignments this week is to read a story, then put the sentences in the correct order. My granddaughter did the assignment, writing the… Continue reading Let Your Imagination Soar…

Author/Writer · Book Reviewer · Family life

Life of a writer… part 2

  Thank you to all those who left comments and/or contacted me about my writing life… I especially enjoyed hearing from other writers who know how difficult it is to find time for everything, including time for promoting and social media. Petra asked how I work around my busy schedule and family activities… I find… Continue reading Life of a writer… part 2

Author/Writer · Family life

Daylight Savings Time

I have never adjusted well to Daylight Savings Time… Every year, I “spring ahead” in the spring and “fall back” in the fall, but it takes weeks for me to adjust to the new time. Even my grandchildren have a rough time. When they were babies, their schedule continued regardless of what time it was… Continue reading Daylight Savings Time

Author/Writer · Family life

Family fun…

My family left early to attend a craft workshop… I stayed home to write. So far, I’ve done a load of laundry, washed dishes, caught up on social media and played with Sophie (the cat). I tried to write, but obviously I didn’t try hard enough. My family enjoyed the class so much they decided… Continue reading Family fun…