Monthly Archives: November 2010

Giving Thanks

One year ago today, at about this time, I was sitting in a hospital admitting area with my husband.  He had blown out his back after riding the Virginia Creeper (a beautiful bike trail of about 17 miles) and had rapidly gone from stiffness to actually not being able to walk.  It was a scary…
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Where Have I Been?

The last three weeks have been without a doubt, in terms of my writing, the most dedicated ever.  I entered the NaNoWriMo challenge and what an experience it has been.  While I don't believe at this point I will "win", I am extremely pleased with how much I have written (see NaNoWriMo word counter on the side…
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Happy Birthday Emma!

My baby girl turns 11 today.  It is amazing how the time has flown. It seems like only yesterday that we sent her oldest brother to school (1st grade) and her other brother to a friend's house (thank you Kevin and Dawn) and made our way to the hospital for induction (my history of having…
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Day One of NaNoWriMo

I promise I won't post this stuff every day, but just wanted to report that I started my novel today. It's working title is "My Name Should Have Been . . ." and I have 1,975 words written.  Only 48,025 to go (but I have 29 days to do it!).  Of course there are birthdays,…
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