Again with the whining and the excuses (or, Starting a new novel, revisited)

Well, that didn’t last long. Just a mere three weeks ago, I was basking in the glow of having finished a draft of OTHER THING.  I had nothing but time on my hands, which I happily spent trying not to send myself to Happy Acres Sanitarium by fretting over whether those 48,000-ish words were ickier … Continue reading Again with the whining and the excuses (or, Starting a new novel, revisited)

The making of a sandwich, the dawn of a sandwich-y revolution

Right about noon on Thursday, I found myself knee-deep in a familiar predicament: I’d forgotten to bring anything to work with me suitable for lunch-time consumption.  What was I do? Scrounge from desk to desk, begging for ancient granola bars ferretted away in desk drawers for emergency use only?  Ignore the roiling pangs of hunger … Continue reading The making of a sandwich, the dawn of a sandwich-y revolution

8 short years ago, everything changed when a new lady came into our lives

Remember the day my only daughter was born? No? Well, luckily, there’s a post for that.Why do I mention it?  Well, today is her big day; It’s the Princess Puddinette’s birthday.  And while it’s hard to believe she was born only 8 short years ago, it’s not hard to think of all they ways our … Continue reading 8 short years ago, everything changed when a new lady came into our lives