Tag Archives: not writing

Worms in my Kitchen? I’m So Glad!

My worm composter arrived yesterday morning. Yesterday afternoon, the worms themselves arrived, neatly bagged, then boxed and delivered into my mailbox! Now, the composter is assembled, and the worms are making themselves happy after their trip from Uncle Jim’s Worm … Continue reading

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It’s Adoptiversary Day!

Which means that two years ago today, we brought Dasher home from the Haile’s Angels adoption event at Petsmart. He earned his name by dashing about at the end of his leash, so happy and eager and cute. He’s still … Continue reading

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First Quarter Update

It’s been a busy 3 months so far in 2016, and I thought I’d share some of my writing life and goals here, both to keep me motivated and to keep me honest. (And maybe to motivate some of you, … Continue reading

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The Whirl Continues

Last week my mother-in-law died. We knew it was coming; she’d gone to the hospital right after the new year began with a prognosis of “terminal.” And yet…and yet it’s a blow. It was a peaceful enough passing, with her … Continue reading

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Welcome Back from a (very) Long Weekend

It was a long holiday weekend here in the US, Labor Day–the unofficial end of summer and the beginnings of fall. Husband and I extended it even longer by taking Tuesday off as well, giving us a 4-day holiday. Bliss! … Continue reading

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Temporary Distractions

Life is throwing me many distractions, the biggest one right now being the health of my dog. After his latest seizure, the vet has come to suspect Dasher may have a liver shunt. In other words, blood doesn’t go through … Continue reading

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Sting Operations?

Another week has managed to creep by without my noticing it except in the number of times I sleep and the number of words I’ve written–or not written. Since Monday of this week, every time I sit down to write, … Continue reading

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Proof that Brindle Fur=Brindle Skin

Which, yes, is my dog’s shaved leg, with an ice-pack under the incision. Which should tell you what I’ve been up to lately: ice-packs, slow walks, holding sleepy dog, etc. Now comes the hard part. Dasher thinks he’s fine. He … Continue reading

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