Category Archive: Writing

Jan 01

Farewell 2016, Welcome 2017!


2016 was a year of lots of love… …and adventures. Now it is time to refresh and renew, and even if I don’t accomplish all of my goals, I always feel invigorated just basking in the glow of a time set aside for renewal. This year is going to be the year of re-shaping things …

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Oct 22

Enjoying Solitude and How I Avoid Boredom

Andrei Tarkovsky

Few things bother me as much as the thought that I’m wasting time or losing interest, which is probably why I thought to write this post during my fall break from work, because I have all of this time and want to make the most of it.  I’ve been spending time with my daughter and …

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Aug 30

Chatty Writing


November is just around the corner and that means that I will most likely pick up my novel which is in the works when I (hopefully) jump into NaNoWriMo again. Between the exuberance of fresh autumn air and the excitement of a group writing session that comes with goals, I usually get very excited about …

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Jan 01

30 Things I’d Like To Do In 2016

The Oregon Beaches - good times from 2015.

Share many cultural and interesting places with my daughter Take a boat ride Take a photo and/or video every day Make a documentary set to music, even if it’s only 5 minutes long Travel to some place new Improve my home Be more physically active Make some geometric art Improve this site Feel free when …

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Oct 31

Time Management: Family, Work, and Preparing for NaNoWriMo


As Halloween comes to a close tonight, along with the crafts, parties, and spooky music mixes, another very big chapter begins for me in the morning: NaNoWriMo, National November Writing Month.  I would love to participate this year, however it’s really going to take some serious effort for me to find the time for it this …

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