TWITL – week thirty-seven – prepping for #NaNoWriMo

daydreams that wander maybe leading to something more than wistful sighs I’ve begun the prep work on my next National Novel Writing Month story. I know, it’s a little early, but I like to pretend to be prepared. I also like having a notebook on hand and writing when something comes to me. I’m trying…

TWITL – week thirty-six – how do you remember

do you forget the trying times the complications the drawn out drama do you forget the selfishness the childishness the constant bid for attention do you forget the sacrifice the lows and highs the weakness and the strength how do you balance how do you honor how do you remember So I had a whole…

now you are gone

To my mother-in-law, Peace now to your soul. Thank you for raising a wonderful son. I am most grateful to you for that. Your daughter-in-law now you are gone with summer’s wane the stars shone bright when night turned morning the dark skies waited for one last breath now you are gone

TWITL – week thirty-five – long weekend

maybe you’re waiting amused by my wanderings knowing I’ll return Random musings, bullet style… We’ve been watching Friends on Netflix. It’s funny and strange watching the show. Although it’s a product of its time (mostly fashions and such), the themes are still relevant. Some of the situations make me want to roll my eyes but…

TWITL – week thirty-four – an eclipse & sick days…

stillness cools the air as the sun seems to retreat from upturned gazes I really dug the eclipse on Monday. I was oddly excited about it and I was reminded that long ago I wanted to be an astronomer. If I had kept my head in the science and math game, I probably would have…

TWITL – week thirty-three – the blank page

staring back at me untold possibilities if I just let go It’s so strange. During the week, I have all these blog worthy thoughts whirling through my head but when I actually sit down to write the post, all of the ideas just flee from me. Should I take notes during the week? Should I…

TWITL – week thirty-two – those August birthdays

SOOO many August birthdays! So many family ones and even a few of the fellas (I’m thinking of Mark Mulder, Simon Kassianides, Charles Mesure)! It’s always an interesting time of the year trying to remember everyone’s birthdays. 🙂 And looks like the latest baby was just born the other day. Welcome to the world Lilyana!…

TWITL – week thirty-one – prelude number two

I am so behind on finishing up my report on meeting Jacob and the boys last week and now I have my Grass Valley adventures to tell! Short version, bullet style! We stayed at the Sierra Mountain Inn and it was comfortable and clean and I actually liked it very much.  We had a small…