After “signing my life away” to writing a novel all through November, I quickly learned just how easy it was to not spend a month of my life doing just that. I gave it a good try, made an outline, and bled my heart out onto about two pages. Yes, two. Then I closed the […]
I am completely failing NaNoWriMo. Completely. I haven’t written anything new, besides minor edits and a few sentences here and there, for days. Six days to be exact. Every day I should write approximately 1, 667 words to meet the 50,000 word goal on November 30th. At 7 days in, I should have 12,000 words […]
Up late celebrating four more years! I am proud that I supported (financially, even though I am unemployed, and in my heart!) and voted for Obama! I am so happy I can barely articulate it! Obama! Obama! Obama!
This month, I’ve signed my life away to NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. Starting today, I’ve tasked myself with writing a 50,000 word novel, roughly 175 pages, by 11:59:59 PM on November 30. Why might I embark upon such an undertaking? Simply put, I want to challenge myself and go outside the realm of perceived […]
I’m happy to report that I have a debilitating obsession with the band Lord Huron, and so can you! I first heard them on NPR’s First Listen program that highlighted the band’s first full-length album, Lonesome Dreams. Sadly, the audio is no longer available at First Listen, but you can still read a bit about […]
I have a bit of an obsession with painting abstract gardens and flowers. Given the title of this blog, one might think that I spend my time painting outdoors. Unfortunately, that is not the case. I’ve only ever painted in the open air once. I was in high school and visiting my grandparents’ farm. It […]
The glasses I just purchased are about as hipster as you can get. Didn’t. Realize. This. Until. Now.