Category: Life

World Building: Traditions

World building is one of the most important aspects of crafting a good story, regardless of the genre: A contemporary story presents a world the audience is quite familiar with. That doesn’t mean the...

Habitica, a life game

I’m a collector. I don’t mean of physical things, if you saw the lack of furniture in my house, you would understand. We spend our money doing things which leaves very little to spend...

Mondays are Awesome…No, Really

I LOVE Mondays. Don’t hate. Hold on. Let me explain.   1. Peaceful House After having the kids running around wreaking havoc, they GO TO SCHOOL. It’s so quiet in the house, I can...

The Not Blog Week

I have been playing Solitaire on my computer for an hour. I’m supposed to be writing this blog. But I’m out, drained, empty. The last six weeks have been nonstop, filled with a Cadette...

Family, the Glue to Hold it Together

I have a Fitbit. The lowest end, free with my phone version. Nevertheless, a Fitbit. I compete with my friends to see who has the most steps and what-not. It’s a LOT of fun!...

The Balancing Act: Family, House, Career

The last three weeks have been emotionally and physically straining. We failed the dog we rescued from under a bridge in Tomball. She loved to cuddle with humans, but she viciously attacked our other...

Happy Easter

We had a relaxing Easter weekend with family. We completed practically no housework and my word count did not increase significantly. But the time with family is irreplaceable. We spent Saturday at Kevin’s parents...