2013: My Year in Review

2013. One minute here, the next gone.   This year has both flown and taken forever, depending on the moment or milestone or how many times Pip woke up during the night.  But at least I sort of knew it was going to be like this going in, and for the most part, I feel … Continue reading 2013: My Year in Review

41 Weeks, 1 Day

I could have forgiven him for being fashionably late.  I've been known to be so myself.  In fact, I came into the world three days late, which allowed my parents to enjoy a relaxed Thanksgiving meal -- and then recover from the subsequent food coma. See, I was conscientious.  I was considerate. But this kid has apparently … Continue reading 41 Weeks, 1 Day

[Around Here] On Works in Progress

I got a message from a twitter friend the other day inviting me to participate in a blog round-up where folks answer questions about their current works in progress.  I sadly had to respond that I'd love to be a part of it except that I currently have no work in progress. And I don't … Continue reading [Around Here] On Works in Progress

[Around Here] November 2012 Recap and December Goals

Some months I wouldn't know what went on if it weren't for looking back through my texts, tweets, photos and blog posts.  And even though my memory of November is basically the visual equivalent of this... ...it appears I did actually do some stuff last month. November Accomplishments Some stuff I did. Put up Christmas … Continue reading [Around Here] November 2012 Recap and December Goals

[Thankful2012] Day 2: BREAKING DAWN Didn’t Ruin the Sensation of the Baby Kicking For Me

If you haven't read the book or seen the movie, I'm going to do some pretty major spoiling here. Just fair warning. So, Bella's pregnancy. Holy hell, people. After reading about broken ribs and spines, I was pretty freaked out at the whole idea of feeling a baby moving & kicking inside me some day. … Continue reading [Thankful2012] Day 2: BREAKING DAWN Didn’t Ruin the Sensation of the Baby Kicking For Me

Existential Crises and Pregnancy-Induced Mania

Can I be honest with you?  After completely zeroing out on all the contests this year (the first time that's EVER happened since I started this whole screenwriting pursuit), I was ready to totally give up on writing.  I had excuses.  I have a full-time day job.  I spend another 10-15 hours a week (sometimes … Continue reading Existential Crises and Pregnancy-Induced Mania