First Drafts: Chapter One

Is it just me or has January flown by before you had the chance to get comfortable writing 2015? I bid farewell to Tennessee last Friday and returned to Texas after a long absence. To me, two years and eight months seems like forever, but in reality it wasn't that long at all. I am grateful … Continue reading First Drafts: Chapter One

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Pomp and Circumstance

It's New Year's Eve and instead of making resolutions for 2015 or waiting to watch the ball drop in Times Square I am looking forward to the fact that tomorrow I get to sleep in. December has been a busy month and I have much to be grateful for. In fact, I am about to embark on my next … Continue reading Pomp and Circumstance

BALLOONS

Every morning at work part of my responsibilities includes putting out new balloons to welcome new prospects to the property. For the most part I get to choose what colors to inflate. Just so long as what I choose is inside the package of balloons within the office. I tend to like bold, bright colors … Continue reading BALLOONS

Solitary Confinement

I saw the cutest comic the other day on Mashable from Josh Mecouch of Formal Sweatpants. It was about how Trolley the Procrastination Troll easily convinces the character to blow away his entire day watching videos instead of working, and it made me think about my own procrastination when it comes to writing. I like … Continue reading Solitary Confinement

Here We Go Again

I survived another residency and I'm glad to be home - sort of. Before I get into all the bitter-sweetness of driving back to TN let me first tell you about my latest residency. It amazes me how they can pack so much into nine days. Towards the end my brain was turning to mush … Continue reading Here We Go Again

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation

I promised you an update on my residency, but must admit is is a few days late. We returned on Saturday and I hit my bed and remained there throughout much of the next day. Yesterday I finally put the clothes back where they belonged and this morning I emptied the last bag which contained all of … Continue reading Preparation, Preparation, Preparation

It’s That Time Again!

Sorry I have been away for so long. I've been busy unpacking and my summer classes started so I haven't had time for much else - especially sleep, but I've missed blogging. Good news! I've finally gotten settled in the new place and there are no more boxes left to unpack. I love it here. Sure … Continue reading It’s That Time Again!