Archive for July 2019

Camping

It’s hard to believe, I know, but I am still revising Chapter One of my current book project. Not that I haven’t already done that chapter, multiple times, but another person read it and had thoughtful and helpful comments. No wonder Stephen King once said  that he would still be refining his first book if…

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Kayaking!

New roof, new paint, new windows, I guess this is what insurance is for. What a fun way to spend my Sunday morning though. Not! The insurance adjuster was very nice, very thorough, and I’m sure I’ll be happy with the results when it’s all done, however…there is the matter of actually getting it all…

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Symbols

Sizzle. Pop. Melt. Soon there is nothing but a puddle of mush laying on the cool tile floor, and it’s me. How do people function in this heat? I think of the prisoners of war in Vietnam or the Philippines, laying in jungle shacks with little water or food (though who could eat in this…

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Boys

The grandsons are back. The long list is slowly whittling down. The weather is summer hot and lazy. The insurance company has yet to send out the adjuster, though I will concede they are probably inundated at the moment. The next door neighbor’s roof was deemed to be “trashed.” I’ve had a contractor here to…

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Hail!

It has been a while since I put fingers to keyboard. I’ve been enjoying the company of my grandchildren since I got back from my last trip over the hill to Mom’s house. My grandsons and their mom are now off visiting other relatives and I am playing catch-up/clean-up. Just for a bit though, the…

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