Writing update

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The latest update in my wide, wonderful world of writing: My BIG GIANT SECRET PROJECT that I’ve alluded to here and there over the past year and a half is almost done. I probably have two (maybe three) solid days of writing left before the book is finished. Hooray! Then, I’ll be editing it for […]

Stack

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   A couple of weeks ago, Kari drove to her publisher in Massachusetts to sign a stack of her new book, Grow Your Handmade Business. That’s a picture she took of a tiny portion of the giganto stack of books. I just thought it was a neat picture.   What I’m listening to: Yann Tiersen […]

Animals in repose

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I have a bunch-ton of animal pictures that I meant to do something with but never got around to posting. That one, up there, that’s Zoe. For some reason, someone (probably Kari) left a plastic bag on the stairs. Also, for some reason, plastic bags contain a magnet that attracts Zoe. If there’s a plastic […]

Coming up for air

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I’m currently writing a deeply emotional scene for one of my books, and wow, I needed to come up for air and pretend to be normal for a bit. When I write, I tend to get really into it. A big part of that are the playlists I have set up in iTunes based on […]

Lots of fire

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Last week my brother and I went to Great Woods (now called Comcast Center, or Tweeter Center, or Fluffernutter Center, or something silly) to see Iron Maiden. I’ve been a huge Maiden fan since maybe I was 10, when I first heard their new album, Powerslave. While I normally don’t listen to very much metal, […]

Tree on plate

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A lot of times things don’t really hit me, as in I don’t really notice something’s happened, until there’s a striking visual difference in my environment. Take moving, for instance. Over a month ago, we moved to Vermont. It wasn’t until today, when we got our license plates, that it really hit me, that wow, […]