Rain, Season

I am at my most productive during the rainy season. Something about the gray and the water falling from the sky. However, such a season is not turning out to be good for the Chez’s chimney. As in, there’s a leak somewhere. It’s always something. Hopefully the fix won’t be too bad. But at least […]

A Three-Day Tour

Kids are back in school. All the last-minute, little weird things necessary to get them settled–paperwork, signing syllabi, letting their teachers know I’m watching–are taken care of, except for getting the Little Prince performance wear for choir class. (Kid’s in middle school now, and has Opinions. Whoa.) As a result of arranging, signing, scheduling, and […]

More Layers

I’m at full steam on revisions for the first Gallow book. It’s…interesting. I tend to write lean and fast on the zero and first drafts, so that the editor normally has to tell me where to pack more into a story instead of excising bits. Which ends up with a little frustration on my end–I […]

On Headspace

I started using the Headspace app over two weeks ago. So far it’s good–there’s an issue with it not clocking my “run streaks” effectively, but considering that I’m not doing this for app achievements it’s probably okay. I began seriously pursuing meditation during my treatment for anxiety, and never fell fully out of the habit. […]